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2017-06-23 -Short Attention Span Theater-
Where The Wild Roses Grow - Contralto and Countertenor cover
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Posted by Anomalous Sources 2017-06-23 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6482 views ]  Top

#1 Something about that vid that causes cognitive dissonance.
Posted by JohnQC 2017-06-23 09:28||   2017-06-23 09:28|| Front Page Top

#2 We usually call contraltos just alto nowadays; she is singing at the bottom of her range. Countertenors sing above tenors; he is singing at the top of his range. What is really interesting to hear is a sopranist, a non-castrated male singing naturally -- non-falsetto -- in the soprano range. The trailing daughters had one in their chorus, a very talented young man who loved the shocked expressions when he stepped forward to sing solo; he had a beautiful, full sound at top end of his range, but because he had such a deep chest the resonance was different than the girls he sang among.
Posted by trailing wife 2017-06-23 12:37||   2017-06-23 12:37|| Front Page Top

#3 For a bit of sopranist fun, try this. I found the discussion there quite educational, as I don't know much about singing technique.
Posted by trailing wife 2017-06-23 14:24||   2017-06-23 14:24|| Front Page Top

#4 TW, that is interesting. I had a grade school music teacher who discouraged my singing. I think she was prescient in that she recognized that I was a threat to everything that is good about music with my nasal, off-key singing. Although I can't carry a tune, I do appreciate those who sing well.
Posted by JohnQC 2017-06-23 19:17||   2017-06-23 19:17|| Front Page Top

#5 Sounds just like my story, John QC.
Posted by Glenmore 2017-06-23 19:32||   2017-06-23 19:32|| Front Page Top

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