chest voice


Two or three registers are usually recognized in the classically trained voice. These are, in the female voice, the chest voice, middle voice, and head voice and in the male voice, the chest voice, head voice, and falsetto. The term "chest voice" refers to the tonal quality of this register and the sensations felt while singing.

See also singing, soprano, mezzo soprano, alto, tenor, bass, middle voice, head voice, chest voice, voce di testa, and voce di petto.

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