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 Re: General sharpness
Author: kdk 2017
Date:   2018-03-07 22:14

GenEric wrote:

> Would a tight throat contribute to this? I think I'm trying so
> hard to voice a Ee sound that it strains my throat during long
> slow soft music and slow etudes like the 1st rose etude and
> study.

I would say generally that anything you do that causes pain or "strains [your] throat" is probably either a misapplied attempt to do something that might be beneficial, or it's just plain wrong. If you're straining to produce an "eee" voicing, you're overdoing it or using the wrong muscles. Try just relaxing the inside of your mouth without trying in particular to "open your throat" or produce any sort of specific vowel. See what effect that has on the pitch.

But in any case (whether or not it changes your pitch), you should revisit your tongue position to do whatever you're trying to do without strain.


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