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The whistle register (also called the flute register or whistle tone) is the highest register of the human voice, lying above the modal register and falsetto register. [1]

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Adam Lopez

Adam Lopez Costa (born 26 August 1975), billed as Adam Lopez, is an Australian pop musician, vocal coach, and session vocalist.

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Anatomical terms of location

Standard anatomical terms of location deal unambiguously with the anatomy of animals, including humans.

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Ariana Grande

Ariana Grande-Butera (born June 26, 1993) is an American singer and actress.

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Arytenoid cartilage

The arytenoid cartilages are a pair of small three-sided pyramids which form part of the larynx, to which the vocal folds (vocal cords) are attached.

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Betty Wright

Bessie Regina Norris, better known by her stage name, Betty Wright (born December 21, 1953), is an American soul and R&B singer and songwriter, who rose to fame in the 1970s with hits such as "Clean Up Woman" and "Tonight is the Night".

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Christina Aguilera

Christina María Aguilera (born December 18, 1980) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and television personality.

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Classical music

Classical music is art music produced or rooted in the traditions of Western culture, including both liturgical (religious) and secular music.

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Cleo Laine

Dame Cleo Laine, Lady Dankworth, (born 28 October 1927) is an English jazz and pop singer and an actress, known for her scat singing and for her vocal range.

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Club Nouveau

Club Nouveau is an American R&B group formed by record producer/performer Jay King in 1986 in Sacramento, California subsequent to the breakup of the Timex Social Club.

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The word coloratura is originally from Italian, literally meaning "coloring", and derives from the Latin word colorare ("to color").

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Coloratura soprano

A coloratura soprano is a type of operatic soprano voice that specializes in music that is distinguished by agile runs, leaps and trills.

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The epiglottis is a flap in the throat that keeps food from entering the windpipe and the lungs.

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Falsetto (Italian diminutive of falso, "false") is the vocal register occupying the frequency range just above the modal voice register and overlapping with it by approximately one octave.

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Georgia Brown (Brazilian singer)

Georgia Brown, pseudonym of Rossana Monti (born June 29, 1980) is an Italian Brazilian singer noted for her extensive vocal range.

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Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 2000 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous United States editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records both of human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

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Human voice

The human voice consists of sound made by a human being using the vocal tract, such as talking, singing, laughing, crying, screaming, etc.

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The larynx, commonly called the voice box, is an organ in the top of the neck of tetrapods involved in breathing, producing sound, and protecting the trachea against food aspiration.

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Lateral cricoarytenoid muscle

The lateral cricoarytenoid (also anterior cricoarytenoid) muscles extend from the lateral cricoid cartilage to the muscular process of the arytenoid cartilage.

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Mado Robin

Madeleine Marie Robin (29 December 191810 December 1960), generally known as Mado Robin, was a French coloratura soprano and soprano acuto sfogato (a voice that has an extension into the altissimo area).

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Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey (born March 27, 1969 or 1970) is an American singer and songwriter.

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Minnie Riperton

Minnie Julia Riperton-Rudolph (November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979), known professionally as Minnie Riperton, was an American singer-songwriter best known for her 1975 single "Lovin' You" and her four-octave coloratura soprano.

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Modal voice

Modal voice is the vocal register used most frequently in speech and singing in most languages.

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Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.

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The term phonation has slightly different meanings depending on the subfield of phonetics.

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Physiology is the scientific study of normal mechanisms, and their interactions, which work within a living system.

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Popular music

Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry.

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Scientific pitch notation

Scientific pitch notation (or SPN, also known as American Standard Pitch Notation (ASPN) and International Pitch Notation (IPN)) is a method of specifying musical pitch by combining a musical note name (with accidental if needed) and a number identifying the pitch's octave.

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A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.

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In music, tessitura (pl. tessiture, "texture") is the most esthetically acceptable and comfortable vocal range for a given singer or, less frequently, musical instrument; the range in which a given type of voice presents its best-sounding (or characteristic) timbre.

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In music, timbre (also known as tone color or tone quality from psychoacoustics) is the perceived sound quality of a musical note, sound or tone.

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Transverse abdominal muscle

The transverse abdominal muscle (TVA), also known as the transverse abdominis, transversalis muscle and transversus abdominis muscle, is a muscle layer of the anterior and lateral (front and side) abdominal wall which is deep to (layered below) the internal oblique muscle.

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Vocal folds

The vocal folds, also known commonly as vocal cords or voice reeds, are composed of twin infoldings of mucous membrane stretched horizontally, from back to front, across the larynx.

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Vocal register

A vocal register is a range of tones in the human voice produced by a particular vibratory pattern of the vocal folds.

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Voice type

A voice type classifies a singing voice by vocal range, vocal weight, tessitura, vocal timbre, vocal transition points (passaggia) like breaks and lifts, and vocal register.

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A whistle is an instrument which produces sound from a stream of gas, most commonly air.

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Yma Sumac

Yma Sumac (September 10, 1923 – November 1, 2008), was a Peruvian–American coloratura soprano.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Whistle_register

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