What is so special about opera?

What is so special about opera?

It is literally the works - singing, acting, lighting, costume, production, orchestral playing, technical support etc, every aspect of the performing arts. Well performed opera is a feast for the eyes and ears, an escape into another world, sometimes romantic, sometimes tragic, at other turns humorous.

Do opera singers use falsetto?

"Never" is too strong, but opera rarely uses falsetto. Really high notes are mainly sung by men with naturally high voices (i.e., tenors) who have trained extensively to use their "modal" voice over a wide range.

Can a woman have a falsetto?

The ability to speak within the falsetto register is possible for almost all men and women. The use of falsetto is considered uncommon in normal Western speech and is most often employed within the context of humor.

Does everyone have a falsetto?

Falsetto is the male version of head voice, something that everyone with vocal cords has. ... Do you want to learn how to sing in falsetto? Don't worry – it's a lot easier than you think. After a little practice, you will impress everyone with your gorgeous high notes!

Do opera singers use whistle register?

Pop/non-operatic singers singing above Eb6 normally use whistle voice. Whistle voice can be hard to control since the sound is moving into the nasal cavity and so it sounds soft and has a low volume. ... Those two sfogatos sopranos were able to do whistle notes that were heard without micophones which is amazing.

What is the highest note ever sung by a woman?

Soprano Audrey Luna Makes History At New York's Metropolitan Opera Audrey Luna hits an A above high C in her performance in "The Exterminating Angel." That's believed to be the highest note ever hit on the Met stage.

When your balls drop does your voice change?

Testiclesdrop” long before puberty. The hormones from puberty, some of which come from the testicles, do cause changes in the vocal chords which in turn cause the change in voice. But no it isn't because their balls dropped. If it was there would be a lot of deep voiced baby boys out there.