Soft and gentle singing comes naturally to you, but it’s somewhat difficult for you to sing loudly.
People might say that your voice is primal and visceral.
It’s common for you to be comfortable, charming, and whimsical when you sing.
You regularly use vocal distortions in order increase the realness/relatability of your voice.
You want the audience to feel your pain and/or frustration through the power of your voice.
You get the “good chills” when you hear singing voices that sound husky, raspy, gravelly, and unpolished.
These three instruments represent your voice: The tuba, the upright bass, and/or the bass guitar.
People might say that your voice is intense, focused, and dazzling.
People who’ve heard you sing might say that your voice is mesmerizing, calming, and/or soulful.
Vocal clarity and purity of tone are not terms that you would use to describe your singing voice.
These three instruments adequately represent your voice: the flute, the harp, and the violin.
A singer’s lower register and the variety of vocal textures that they demonstrate is more appealing to you than clarity of tone, vocal acrobats and/or vocal range.
You generally showcase the mid-low to mid-high part of your range preferring to keep your voice controlled and “in the pocket” or the “sweet spot” (the most comfortable part of your vocal range).
When you sing, you prefer to keep your lips, tongue, and neck relaxed in order to make the most fluidlike and free flowing sounds.
When you sing, sometimes it feels “locked” in your middle/lower voice (the part of your vocal range that is the most like your speaking voice).
It’s common for you to be passionate, theatrical, and expressive when you sing.
Whether in the car, in the shower, or on stage in front of hundreds or thousands of people, you prefer to deliver a sensitive, mysterious, and/or reserved performance.
It’s common for you to be demure, subdued, and calm when you sing.
You would say that your voice has some nasality, “brightness”, and/or a resonant “ring” quality to it.
Gentleness, purity of tone, and “lightness” are more appealing to you than loudness, vocal range, and vocal distortions/roughness.
When you sing you feel some sound pressure reverberating in your mouth and sinuses almost as if there’s an echo chamber or cathedral in your head.
You connect with your audience through your sensitivity and your melancholy nature.
Sometimes if feels like your voice doesn’t have a lot of “traction”, which makes it feel like your voice is somewhat detached or disconnected.
You can easily make your voice loud without needing to sing in the high part of your range.
It’s important for you to deliver a passionate and engaging vocal performance with powerful and high vocals.
These three instruments adequately represent your voice: the saxophone, the harp, and the marimba.
Approachable and inviting voices that flow and fade like the wind catch your attention.
Sometimes it might feel like your voice “moves” faster than you intend it to move when you’re performing riffs, runs, and melisma.
You get “goosebumps” when you hear voices that sound soft, emotional, and tender.
It takes more effort for you to sing in a soft manner than it does to sing loudly.
A distinct and sturdy voice is more appealing to you than an agile and pure voice.
You feel like your voice is amplified by your mouth, nasal passages, and your whole face.
When you sing it feels like a gentle breeze moving through your voice box.
You generally showcase the middle to mid-high part of your range and sometimes you let your voice softly “flip” or yodel from one part of your voice to another.
You’re emotionally moved by agile, artful, and technically dazzling voices that transition through the vocal registers effortlessly.
When you sing you motivate yourself or others with your confident and strong state-of-mind.
It’s common for you to be assertive, authoritative, or “amped up” when you sing.
You harness the impurities of your voice to increase the emotional impact of the song.
You would say that your voice has an airy and breathy quality to it.
Singing powerfully in the upper part of your vocal range seems to come naturally to you.
You sing in a fun, easygoing, and playful manner, but your voice is also well suited for sad or melancholy songs.
You notice your voice is somewhat loud, bright, and it probably sticks out if you’ve ever sung in a choir.
It’s important for you to convey raw emotion with vocal “distortions”
You gravitate toward singers who have “raspy”, “gravelly”, and/or “booming” low voices.
Power, resonance, and a singer’s high range are more important to you than breathiness, vocal agility, and roughness in a voice.
You get “chills” when you hear voices that sound strong, ringing, and focused.
Your favorite singers tend to have a lightness to their voice in addition to a breathy and/or wispy quality.
You share your effortlessly produced voice with a sense of breath flow and softness, which allows you to produce your unique sound.
Vocal range, vocal power, and a strong presence are characteristics that attract you to a singer.
You like to listen to pure voices that resonate with the space around you and blend well with other voices or instruments.
Your favorite singers tend to have a pure, agile, and free-flowing sound.
These three instruments might represent your voice: The trumpet, the French horn, and the electric guitar.
Singing in your lower vocal register/“chest voice” seems to come naturally to you.
Loudness, breathiness, and vocal distortions are less appealing to you than purity of tone and vocal agility.
You engage your audience with your relaxed, easy going nature and your ability to tell a story with your voice.
You might describe your own voice as soothing, resonant, and buoyant.
You gravitate toward singers whose voices sky rocket to the high notes with intensity and conviction.
People might say that your voice is soothing, gentle, relaxing, and/or “silvery”.
You rely on unbridled singing with lots of high notes to showcase what you can do with your voice.
Your voice shimmers and resonates easily without sounding loud. Some people might even say your voice is “yummy” or “buttery”.
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