Singing Tips Vocal health

Tip #2 Avoid common mistakes

Do you feel uneasiness and stress when you practice singing? If yes, chances are that you are making one of the following common mistakes among beginners. Address them today and let them not bother you! #1 Practicing in a voice range that is not suited to you. If this is the case, you will often find yourself struggling to sing all the notes from a single basic lesson from Riyaz. How to fix: Riyaz calibrates…

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Don’t Gasp! Learn these Breath Control Techniques

Breath control is about so much more than just taking a deep breath. It is about maintaining a controlled, steady stream of air while singing. Many singers face the same question: Why do I run out of breath very soon though I take deep breaths? Breath control for singers is rarely about inhaling more. What matters is how you control your exhalation. Conscious breath control is a useful tool for achieving a relaxed and clear…

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General Knowledge Vocal health

All You Need to Know to Increase Your Voice Flexibility

Everyone dreams of having a flexible body that can be twisted, turned anyway around. Well, this is possible with regular exercises in the gym and practicing yoga. Then why not aim for voice flexibility similarly, so that one is able to sing a song of any genre melodiously and attractively? This is possible by developing a flexible voice that is agile enough to render any kind of a song that has complicated passages, with good…

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Vocal Hygiene – Importance of Vocal Warmup Exercises

All of us would love to go on a long journey in that favourite car of ours. However, the journey comes to a sudden halt because the engine seized. Why did this happen?¬† Without oil and water, the engine suffered a wear and tear. This is a similar scenario with the human voice. Without proper vocal hygiene, the voice suffers a wear and tear after few years and the dream of a fruitful musical journey…

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The Science of Voice Culture

“Human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, but it is the most difficult to play” –¬†Richard Strauss. What is voice culture? Voice culture primarily refers to the methodology adopted to train or control the voice to sing effectively. Many musicologists and voice experts have accepted it as science. According to one of the voice experts Dr. T. Unnikrishnan, technique of voice culture is a branch of knowledge, which deals with the techniques of…

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Culturing your voice: Dos and dont’s for vocal health

I remember the time when I went through major vocal problems during an important time of my life when I had to record back to back episodes of a T.V reality show. Let me share my experience and learning, on the basis of which I can give you some tips about taking care of your voice. It all started during a phone conversation with my best friend, I laughed my throat out; although now I…

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