- the high register of the human voice, in which the vibrations of sung notes are felt in the head
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"I have not studied the evidence for Cardinal Newman," remarked Laurie in a head-voice.The Necromancers
Robert Hugh Benson
The head-voice is produced by lowering the larynx, and at the same time raising the uvula.
Thus the deep voice may produce sounds in the head-voice, as well as in the medium and chest voices.
The head-voice interprets everything pertaining to scientific or mental phenomena.
The head-voice or the medium voice is preferable, it being more noble and more ample, and not fatiguing.