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thick register

noun, Music.
Origin of thick register
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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  • They can only do so by using the thick register, which it is so desirable to utterly avoid.

    The Child-Voice in Singing Francis E. Howard
  • The tone used in ascending the scale of C, singing loudly, will be reedy, thick and harsh—the thick register.

    The Child-Voice in Singing Francis E. Howard
  • Even up to the change of voice, boys can often force the thick register several notes higher than women sopranos.

    The Child-Voice in Singing Francis E. Howard
  • This practice continued from the time part-singing begins in the music course, compels the boys to use the thick register.

    The Child-Voice in Singing Francis E. Howard
  • Flattening while intoning is almost entirely due to boys using the thick register.

    The Boy's Voice J. Spencer Curwen
  • I have seen a singer pull himself together, and with a tremendous effort shout a high A in the thick register.

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