Can a loose/open jaw interfere with twang?

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Can a loose/open jaw interfere with twang?

Postby singing101 » Thu Nov 20, 2014 5:07 pm

Just wondering if any singers here or CVT teachers have noticed loosing necessary twang when they open their mouth a lot for higher notes, and if that's happened, what you've done about it.
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Re: Can a loose/open jaw interfere with twang?

Postby Kaare » Fri Nov 21, 2014 9:52 am

Yes that can happen.
As you open your mouth a lot you might lower the larynx as well (like when yawning) and then its easy to lose the NT.
Try to add a bite as well and perhaps work on a smaller mouth opening.
Add twang consciously.

If you want to darken the sound, read about sound color in the book. There are other places where you can alter the color - for ex. the palate.

Makes sense?
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