The Voice Culture

Vibrato - W-w-w-w-what? Ep. 16

Episode Summary

A jolly analysis of vibrato in various recordings across time and genres!

Episode Notes

In this lively episode, Brian and Justin chat about vibrato in the singing voice. What is the vibrato’s relationship to pitch, and what is the role of the vibrato in singing styles? Examples are included of professional singers and their approach in varying styles. Artists of all stripes are included so that vibrato can be heard in varying musical languages. Being able to hear many singers gives the listener a way to understand how vibrato is present (or not) in varying musics. It can provide food for thought on hearing vibrato and how it is used in great singing across genres.