I just hate to be in one corner. I hate to be put as only a guitar player, or either only as a songwriter, or only as a tap dancer. I like to move around.Jimmi Hendrix
Vocal technique must adjust to the style. The non-classical techniques in my singer songwriter material include speech like vowels, a treble dominant quality, noises, a selection on soft, hard and balanced onsets, belt phonation, belt-mix phonation and a soft volume level.
It’s as necessary for teachers of nonclassical singing to immerse themselves in the music, the literature, the culture of that genre as it is for teachers of classical singing to commit to a full understanding of classical music.Edwin, Robert. Apples and Oranges Revisited. NATS Journal of Singing. Volume 57. Nbr. 2.
My singer songwriter material focusses on non-classical technique. However, I do write some songs for the classical voice like the song above.
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