But what about "middle voice"?

If we stick with Garcia’s definition of “register” as tones following a similar mechanical principle, then we have the chest (thyroarytenoid dominant) and the falsetto (cricothyroid-dominant), and that middle area that gets all kinds of names is where they dance. Sometimes one leads, sometimes the other does. Each can go to the other’s neighborhoods, but […]

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Conveying "legato" to students

The World English Dictionary defines legato as: “a style of playing [singing] in which no perceptible gaps are left between notes”. Random House says: “smooth and connected; without breaks between the successive tones.” I like the latter definition because it includes “smooth”. It is possible to connect notes that have rather violent boundaries between them. […]

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