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Forum: Music Tips 09-16-2009, 07:24 PM
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A man's vocal prime is much later in life than a womans, many times reaching into the late 50s.
Forum: Music Tips 09-16-2009, 07:23 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

Many female singers have remarked that they have done some of their best singing when pregnant. Others have said that their baby's excited actions in the womb when singing made it difficult. Stay...
Forum: Music Tips 09-16-2009, 07:22 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

While you don't want to tire yourself out, make sure you can sing a complex passage 5 to 10 times without a mistake if you are having problems with it and will need to perform it.
Forum: Music Tips 09-16-2009, 07:21 PM
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Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

When preparing for a performance, balance practice and rest. The last thing you want to do is tire yourself out, causing more harm than good.
Forum: Music Tips 09-16-2009, 07:20 PM
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Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

Many singers have beautiful voices and technical ability. The very best also do a superb job of interpreting the lyrics. Tell a story! Always be thinking of how what you are singing lends expression...
Forum: Music Tips 09-16-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

Pavarotti was said to have said that singing takes lots and lots of memory. Point taken to remain focused in concentration when you are performing. You will never be added to the list of those who...
Forum: Music Tips 09-16-2009, 07:17 PM
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Posted By McFly
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The renowned Harry Bulow, a composer and music theory professor once asked his class in earnest why in the world J.S. Bach used the same melodies in so many chorales, simply reharmonizing the lower...
Forum: Music Tips 09-16-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

An old joke says that an alto is just a soprano who can read music.

While funny, and sometimes true in practice, it is ideal to be able to sing the voice part that your voice suits the best. For...
Forum: Music Tips 09-16-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

If you sing in a group, be open to shifting to a different place in the ensemble, even if it is not beside your best friend, and even if there is someone a bit taller in front of you, or vice versa....
Forum: Music Tips 09-16-2009, 07:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

If you have ever sung in a professional choir, you know how important it is that the group be uniform in their vowel sounds. This promotes blending in tone quality, and can help keep notes better in...
Forum: Music Tips 09-10-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

When singing notes that are very high in your vocal range, don't be afraid to modify the vowel sounds a bit of you are singing solo. For example, the "a" in "far" could be sung where it sounds like...
Forum: Music Tips 09-10-2009, 03:06 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

A nasal sound is usually thought of as being harsh on the ears. Truth be told, all great singers who really project have a good deal of nasal resonance. When you sing, does any air at all come from...
Forum: Music Tips 09-10-2009, 03:04 PM
Replies: 41
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Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

Here's a cool trick that can be used solo or by an entire choir. If you have a section of music that you are supposed to hum rather than sing with an open mouth, try this - with your mouth closed,...
Forum: Music Tips 09-10-2009, 03:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

It has been said that singing is yelling on pitch. To a degree, it may be.
Forum: Music Tips 09-10-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

With vibrato, most vocal instructors agree that it is best not to practice it, but to let it develop and occur naturally. If you are singing with correct technique and your voice is maturing, it will...
Forum: Music Tips 09-10-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

Most singers need to have some type of basic warm-up routine, even if very basic. Make sure your routine always includes the same basic passages or exercises so you'll be able to judge where your...
Forum: Music Tips 08-24-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

While it is fun to copy someone else's singing style, be sure not to do so to the detriment of your physical voice. Very few people have vocal chords that lend themselves to singing like James Brown,...
Forum: Music Tips 08-24-2009, 03:54 PM
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Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

It is very important to keep hydrated. It is a little known fact, though, that drinking excessive amounts of water just before singing can remove too much of the natural lubricant your body creates...
Forum: Music Tips 08-24-2009, 03:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

Avoid strange remedies for your voice. If you train among singers, you will undoubtedly hear strange concoctions of beverages and even over the counter medications to improve vocal stamina or help a...
Forum: Music Tips 08-24-2009, 03:51 PM
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Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

Consider singing as part of a group, even if your main interest is solo work. It can really open up your ears to singing better on pitch and blending your voice to match other sounds.
Forum: Music Tips 08-24-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

If you sing pop, gospel, soul, rock, blues, or even jazz, even the occasional voice lesson from a well qualified instructor can put you ahead of the competition. Consider a classical instructor. You...
Forum: Music Tips 08-24-2009, 03:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

Motions of the body and arms can help you to be more expressive and technically able in your singing, especially if you are a kinesthetic learner - one who learns by feeling.
Forum: Music Tips 08-24-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

In classical music, the voice should have a "spinning" quality to the tone. Some of this is created by a natural vibrato. The rest is done by creating a resonance from the way your mouth is shaped...
Forum: Music Tips 08-24-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

Just as instrumentalists should listen to singers to emulate the voice in their playing, singers can likewise learn new musical techniques from listening to and copying the playing of talented...
Forum: Music Tips 08-24-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 29,133
Posted By McFly
Re: Singing Tips

Don't ask someone if they are a singer or a musician as singers are offended by this. (Singers are obviously musicians, too.) Ask instead if they are a singer or an instrumentalist. Or, you can ask...
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