chest voice

chest register

  1. a voice of the lowest speaking or singing register: Compare head voice

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How to use chest voice in a sentence

  • The use of the thick or chest-voice in class-singing is dangerous.

    The Child-Voice in Singing | Francis E. Howard
  • Most teachers favor the "chest voice" for singers of these types throughout the entire compass.

    The Psychology of Singing | David C. Taylor
  • This usually takes the form of a description of the sensations experienced by the singer when producing tones in the chest voice.

    The Psychology of Singing | David C. Taylor
  • It is also called the head or throat voice, in contradistinction to the chest voice, which is the natural one.

  • One question remains—How can a person cultivate a chest voice?