head register


Definition of head register

: the upper division in the pitch range of the human voice beginning at the point where the vocal cords readjust to produce the higher musical tone and characterized by a lighter tone quality

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First Known Use of head register

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Head register.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/head%20register. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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