Reference : Criteria and tools for objectively analysing the vocal accuracy of a popular song
Scientific journals : Article
Social & behavioral sciences, psychology : Multidisciplinary, general & others
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/122760
Criteria and tools for objectively analysing the vocal accuracy of a popular song
English
Larrouy, Pauline mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de Psychologie : cognition et comportement > Logopédie des troubles de la voix >]
Morsomme, Dominique mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de Psychologie : cognition et comportement > Logopédie des troubles de la voix >]
2014
Logopedics, Phoniatrics, Vocology
Taylor & Francis Ltd
39
11-18
Yes
International
1401-5439
1651-2022
[en] Singing voice ; accuracy ; acoustic analysis ; singer ; popular song
[en] This study aims to validate our method for measuring accuracy in a melodic context. We analysed the popular song “Happy Birthday” sung by 63 occasional and 14 professional singers thanks to AudioSculpt and OpenMusic (Ircam, Paris, France).
In terms of evaluation of the pitch interval deviation, we replicated the profile of occasional singers described in the literature (the slower the performance, the more accurate it is). Our results also confirm that the professional singers sing more accurately than occasional singers but not when a Western operatic singing technique is involved.
These results support the relevance of our method for analysing vocal accuracy of occasional and professional singers and led us to discuss adaptations to be implemented for analysing the accuracy of operatic voices.
Researchers ; Professionals
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/122760

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