chest register

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noun Music.

the low register of the human voice.

Origin of chest register

First recorded in 1840–50
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Historical Examples of chest register

  • It ought to be almost imperceptibly connected with the chest-register by the introduction of the mixed tones.

    Piano and Song

    Friedrich Wieck