Lesson 8: “Articulation - alignment of vowels.”

You may have noticed that singers make all kinds of crazy faces when they sing. But, you may not have considered the many ways that facial shapes impact the resonance and sound of the singing voice and tone.

Embouchure is a French word that refers to the positioning of articulators such as the lips, the tongue, the jaw, the teeth, and all the visible facial components of the vocal tract.

The concept of “Vocal embouchure”

“Neutral” Singing position of the mouth

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Singing position of the mouth  “Smile”

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Singing position of the mouth “Collected mouth”

 

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Singing position of the mouth “Twang”

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Singing position of the mouth “Belting”

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