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Old 06-24-2010, 07:46 AM   #81
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I'm a Bass II in choir and my range is about D2-F#4.
I can hit a G but its not always totally smooth and consistent. I've also gone up to A4 and down to B1 but those aren't really comfortable notes. My falsetto is pretty strong from D4-C5 and I don't need to go much higher than that.
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Old 06-24-2010, 05:41 PM   #82
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So you claim you have a 3 and a half octave range? Post some clips.


when did I say that? I guess you could count it as 3 and a half if you count my lowest note and my highest screamed head voice but anyone can get 3+ octaves with that.
A2-C#5 is definitely all within my range though, like I said anything outside of that is either pushed at the top or too breathy and weak at the bottom but I can hit (not sustain yet) an Eb5 where it still feels and sounds like chest voice.
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Old 06-24-2010, 07:49 PM   #83
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Basically anywhere around two octaves is standard. If you have one octave, you're probably just untrained, and if you have well over three octaves, you're probably doing something wrong. If you have two octaves and a fifth even, that's pretty commendable, provided they're all strong/usable.


YES!!

Now, when Cheeseman claims a range of A2 to C5, that is actually two octaves and a bit. Remember, the lowest A and B on the piano are A0 and B0, followed by C1. So, A2-A4 = 2 octaves, and then he sings B4, and then C5.

OTOH, any male who lays claim that he sings the Eb above that in full voice... I want proof. I keep using Bruce Dickenson as an example, but he just provides such a perfect benchmark. The guy has a built-in air-raid siren, and that puts him up to the D above tenor C in full voice... like in the chorus of Run to the Hills, where he sings "run for your life" - he goes, though very briefly, up to that D and nails it quite convincingly. When he sings the G above that at the very end, that is falsetto.

Now, it is possible that your upper range exceeds Dickenson's, but he has such an extraordinary range that anyone who claims to top him, I tend not to believe without proof.

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Old 06-24-2010, 09:29 PM   #84
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when did I say that? I guess you could count it as 3 and a half if you count my lowest note and my highest screamed head voice but anyone can get 3+ octaves with that.
A2-C#5 is definitely all within my range though, like I said anything outside of that is either pushed at the top or too breathy and weak at the bottom but I can hit (not sustain yet) an Eb5 where it still feels and sounds like chest voice.


A2-C#5 is just around 3 and a half octaves.... (Edit: Unless I'm mistaken with the terminology used)

But if you can't get any more usable notes above those, then it's safe to assume that those top notes (probably the top octave) is all falsetto, and therefore not within your modal range.
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Old 06-24-2010, 09:38 PM   #85
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A2 + 2 octaves = A4. B4 C5 C5#

2 octaves and 2 1/2 notes.
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Old 06-24-2010, 09:41 PM   #86
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A2 + 2 octaves = A4. B4 C5 C5#

2 octaves and 2 1/2 notes.


Ooops.

It resets at C instead of A. Sorry mate.
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Old 06-24-2010, 10:29 PM   #87
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lol real bad time to ask for proof now since I'm moving tomorrow but I did randomly find this old clip of my range today. Think this is from a bit over a year ago and its really bad quality but at least you can tell that I could go up to a high C back then.

http://www.box.net/shared/5qs7pxq8g3

this lil debate is p stupid tho, just imo
I just wanna know where my voice fits in the whole range thing.
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Old 06-24-2010, 10:45 PM   #88
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I can hit an F#2 to an A#4, but the A#4 can be sketchy. Day in day out, I can go F#2 - A4 =)
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Old 06-24-2010, 11:04 PM   #89
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Cheeseman - tenor
littledude - baritone

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Old 06-24-2010, 11:15 PM   #90
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Old 06-24-2010, 11:25 PM   #91
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Old 06-26-2010, 09:27 AM   #92
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I can go A string low, but the highest I can do is...
Well it's ridiculously high and my cousins keep asking me to do it for a laugh.
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Old 06-26-2010, 10:02 AM   #93
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Yeah but since your highest is probably in falsetto most people can reach it? Unless your a tenor?...
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Old 06-26-2010, 06:47 PM   #94
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I can can consistently hit D2 but have gone as low as A1. Normally my highest in chest is F#4, but on a good day i can hit A4. In falsetto i can get A5
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Old 06-26-2010, 07:09 PM   #95
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Keeping in line with some of the responses in this thread i have a 17 octave range!

how low does your voice get when you have a cold i sung the lowest i could with one and got like 10hz but im thinking using audacity may not have the best pitch analysis i just cant match a pitch to piano

mine is like 1 octave and a bit i believe but it cracks at the highest pitch in it then it seems like theres another octave above that
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mine is like 1 octave and a bit i believe but it cracks at the highest pitch in it then it seems like theres another octave above that


Well even though you claim you have bad pitch, you can at least hear/feel when falsetto kicks in

Edit: Yeah I recently had a cold and my voice got very, very low. This would be awesome but I couldn't sing for any long period of time without coughing up mucus. It also cut off my higher notes, so just a general shift of range down. Also if you smoke you will have a constantly lower range than your natural one. I recently found this out when I quit smoking - my range shifted up by a full tone.
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Old 06-26-2010, 10:51 PM   #97
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I ... have gone as low as A1. ... a good day i can hit A4.


So you can go lower than an operatic bass *and* higher than an operatic baritone? Three full octaves of useful notes?

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Old 06-27-2010, 10:13 AM   #98
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F# to the G two away? I dunno. I'm not using my full voice because everyone's asleep but I'm pretty I bottom out at F and top out right around that G

F#, G, G#, A, A#, B, C, C#, D, D#, E, F,
F#, G, G#, A, A#, B, C, C#, D, D#, E, F,
F#, G


i'm under the impression that's my range.


EDIT: I'm beginning at the lowest F# on my 5 octave keyboard..but that's probably obvious to you guys lol
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@tempo - without being absolutely certain, but taking a good educated guess as to which two octaves that is, and assuming that you are male, you would probably be a baritone.

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Old 06-27-2010, 03:56 PM   #100
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So if my range pretty much starts on the 2nd fret of the low E string, I'm a Baritone? But I have such a high voice compared to people I've heard classified as baritones!
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