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SH0891
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SH0891 asked in Entertainment & MusicMusicSinging · 9 months ago

Can men do whistle register or is it only women that can?

I’ve heard from several vocal coaches online that only women can do it.

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  • 8 months ago

    What the heck is a whistle register? Either you can whistle or you can't.

    • Mamianka
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      8 months agoReport

      The very high notes sung (or dubbed in . .) in vocal pop music. Same range as 3rd octave of flute, but not with legit coloratura technique.

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  • 8 months ago

    Let's start with some ground rules. EVERYTHING you hear that is recorded - including players lip-syncing - had been edited and enhanced. A lot. My adult son has his Master's degree in audio engineering/digital music and we eye-roll and face-palm at the things that "civilians" (entire family had multiple music conservatory degrees, career pros) believe with their ears. Next - due to their gender, only adult men can sing in falsetto. Can both men and women sing very high notes??? Sure - women in the highest tessitura of their head voice (not even going to discuss belting her - most pop singers just YELL instead) and men, at the top of their falsetto. The term whistle tone is not used by classically trained pros - unless trying to explain things to amateurs. (Repair of typos - originally responded on phone, repaired on desktop.)

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  • 9 months ago

    Then they're wrong. Men absolutely can.

    • Mamianka
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      8 months agoReport

      Not one of your responses haave ever addressed vocal technique or pedagogy. Did you just not tell us you have degrees in Voice? Or any aspect of music education?

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