How do people sing in their throats

How does singing work?


Similar to speaking, but with important differences.

Mouth in the throat: In the larynx, there are two thick muscles called the vocal folds. They are usually open so that the air you breathe can flow unhindered. When speaking and singing, air is pressed against the closed vocal folds, causing them to vibrate and open and close several times per second. The air that flows out creates a sound.

Sounds are created: This sound is amplified in the vocal tract - the cavities in the mouth, nose and throat - and can be heard as a sound. Since these resonance spaces are individually different, each human voice has its own timbre.

Different breathing phases: In the resting position, inhalation and exhalation are the same length. When speaking, the exhalation phase is considerably longer than the inhalation. When singing, the exhalation takes much longer until the chest contracts.

Well-dosed air: the less air penetrates the vocal folds at a time when singing, the purer the tones sound. It takes a lot of practice. Singing means: transforming feelings into sounds and conveying them in well-articulated words is a high art.

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You can test how much air you let out while singing. First take a few deep breaths through your nose and slowly exhale through your mouth. Stand by the window or pick up a mirror. The next time you exhale, try to sing a note without steaming up the window pane or mirror. If you can no longer see yourself in the mirror, you just have to keep practicing for a long time.

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