Tuesday, March 13, 2012

The types of Vocals

Sound in human speaking out when the sound. This sound was born from the vibration of the vocal cords. Any person does not have the same ability in the vocal cords vibrate. Perhaps some people have the ability to vibrate the vocal cords to produce voice tone low and deep. Some others may have a high voice. For the ability it has to be recognized as good by a singer. So that the tone of the song will be sung will not exceed or are less than the original capacity of a singer.

For towing or voices that we hear the singer, kind or type of vowel sound is important to note. Type of voice for women is a high soprano voice to voice, mezzo-soprano voice to sound moderate, and alto voice to sound kind of low. Meanwhile, tenor voice for this kind of high voice, baritone voice for this type of medium, and the bass sound of low voices ntuk type is a type of male voice. If you are able to combine the types of sounds will certainly produce a beautiful sound.


Type of voice that women with high ambitus between tones C1 to C3 is a Soprano. To achieve the level of ambitus was a singer needs regular exercise. While appearing at an event, generally the type of soprano voice more varied depending on the type of songs and performances that will be displayed.

When the sound produced is very expressive and powerful dramatic soprano is usually used. Meanwhile, to generate light and sound so sweet lyric soprano is used. Sound with high ambitus sung soprano with agile can produce dyes.


Alto also known as contralto in the choir. Ambitus to the type of sound level is very low for women that is located between the tone of f to d2. The singer voiced alto voice is generally placed on both the second highest votes in the group. Female alto voice is almost the same as a male voice with a certain ambitus known as counter tenor.

Sung low, heavy, and the other is characteristic alto voice. Meanwhile, some other experts argue, should be sung alto voice with authority. Therefore, a singer who has the kind generally plays alto voice in staging opera drama queen. Possessed with sound characteristics, the role of queen was impressed authoritative.


Not unlike the soprano voice, tenor voice is a voice type with ambitus highest male voice in the classroom. Generally, the tenor voice is an octave lower than soprano voice. Even so, for both types of voice used the G keys. Ambitus the range that can be achieved by the Big B tenor is up to g1. Has a powerful tenor voice characteristics and brave.


Turned away from the type of tenor voice is bass. This type has the lowest male voice ambitus. Generally ranges ambitus bass sound is big and E c1. Profondo Bass, bass Cantante, buffo bass, baritone and bass is the scope of the bass sound.

Deepest bass to the lowest ambitus called Bass profondo but powerful. While Bass is a bass with Characteristics Cantante mild, sweet and has a level of being. Bass is next buffo bass with agile characteristics suitable for comic opera. Bass baritone voice is strong and the upper limit of bass ambitus.
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Monday, March 12, 2012

History and Types of Guitar

History of Guitar

Guitar is in the body there is a string that extends until it reaches the end of the handle of the tool as well as to determine the tone is one of the musical instruments. This one is a musical instrument played by plucking. Of the passage using the fingers to the strings vibrating sound or noise is also removed.

First appearance on the history of stringed instruments was suspected some historians and music coming from the black continent, Africa. This claim is based as much in the area found a device made of shells and round shaped and box. Where there are holes on the outside of the threads that make noise when shaken.

But there is also an expert opinion first guitar came from Central Asia. The reason is the discovery of the stone reliefs of ancient reliefs in which there is image that also resembles the shape of the guitar in Central Asia.

Furthermore, there is another expert who believes that if this stringed musical instrument derived from the Greek. While subsequent historians say the discovery of evidence from Spain with paintings and relics Renaiassance Medievel that there are the images that resemble musical instruments that are well known.

Types of Guitar

Some kind of guitar is now often played by musicians such as:

1.The Guitar Pick

This type of guitar played through a passage in the strings by using a tool in the form of a pick. Form of this instrument there is a round and square and flat three are made of plastic. But the best is made from turtle shells. The main characteristic of this type of instrument is the strings of six or twelve, seven, and ten.

In the development of this type of guitar pick into the electric type. The shape is more and more and varied. Usually the most widely used for this type of country music, pop music, rock music, etc. and to the accompaniment of music or Gypsy Flamenco dance from Spain.

2.Guitar Acoustic

Acoustic guitar is a musical instrument sound results from vibrations of the strings or strings that flows in the saddle and the bridge on the instrument to tie the strings in the chamber or tube sound.

Then the sound will be done on the field or the resonance guitar body made of special wood. The better use of the wood appears sound quality is also better.

3.Guitar Electric

Electric Guitar is one of the stringed musical instrument that produces sound modern and aggressive. Pickup contained in the body to function to change the sound and vibration of the strings into an electrical current. These electrical currents are then maximized its power by means of an amplifier and loud speaker.

The resulting sound is beyond the coil regions contained in the so-called body guitar with a pick up. The musicians usually like to pick up this change to the electronic system by means of creating a more interesting effect and pleasant to hear by ear.
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