head register


head register
the high register of the human voice.
[1885-90]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • head register — n. the upper register of the voice, in which the higher range of tones is produced …   English World dictionary

  • head register — noun the higher ranges of the voice in speaking or singing; the vibrations of sung notes are felt in the head • Syn: ↑head voice, ↑head tone • Hypernyms: ↑register • Hyponyms: ↑falsetto * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • head register — /ˈhɛd rɛdʒəstə/ (say hed rejuhstuh) noun the upper register of the singing voice, thought of as striking sympathetic vibrations in the head and face. Also, head voice …   Australian English dictionary

  • Head voice — is a term used within vocal music. The use of this term varies widely within vocal pedagogical circles and there is currently no one consistent opinion among vocal music professionals in regards to this term. Head voice can be used in relation to …   Wikipedia

  • head tone — n. any of the tones produced in the head register …   English World dictionary

  • head tone — noun the higher ranges of the voice in speaking or singing; the vibrations of sung notes are felt in the head • Syn: ↑head register, ↑head voice • Hypernyms: ↑register • Hyponyms: ↑falsetto * * * noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Register (music) — In music, a register is the relative height or range of a note, set of pitches or pitch classes, melody, part, instrument or group of instruments. A higher register indicates higher pitch. *Example 1: Violins are in a higher register than… …   Wikipedia

  • head voice — noun the higher ranges of the voice in speaking or singing; the vibrations of sung notes are felt in the head • Syn: ↑head register, ↑head tone • Hypernyms: ↑register • Hyponyms: ↑falsetto * * * head voice …   Useful english dictionary

  • register — registerer, n. registrability /rej euh streuh bil i tee/, n. registrable, registerable, adj. /rej euh steuhr/, n. 1. a book in which records of acts, events, names, etc., are kept. 2. a list or record of such acts, events, etc. 3. an entry in… …   Universalium

  • register — /ˈrɛdʒəstə / (say rejuhstuh) noun 1. a book in which entries of acts, occurrences, names, or the like are made for record. 2. any list of such entries; a record of acts, occurrences, etc. 3. an entry in such a book, record, or list. 4. Commerce a …   Australian English dictionary


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