Many people just call it head voiceâ¦but thereâs much more to the distinct register known as Falsetto. What is it, and how can we use it more efficiently in our singing?
For some singers, the term can be a confusing one. I think mostly because when we talk about this area of the voice, weâre talking about the more extensive subject of voice registration, which is a massive conversation and quite a controversial topic to boot.
So, letâs start by defining the term, and then weâll get into some practical singing activities that exercise your falsetto. Firstly, what is it? Well, the âDictionary for the Modern Singerâ states that Falsetto is âAnother name for head voice. Although falsetto technically describes any CT-dominant/mode 2 productionâeither male or femaleâfalsetto is almost exclusively used among voice professionals to describe the male head voice, which generally is not used by men in classical singing.â Now, this is interesting because thatâs not how I generally apply the term. But wait, thereâs more.
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