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Religious music - one note for extended period

The style of singing you describe is known as "intoning". Here is a description from online copy of ["A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1900) edited by George Grove", article by William Smyth ...
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Examples where a solo singer is in counterpoint to a choir?

Your best bet in the classical world may well be Flemish Polyphony. Missa Virgo Prudentissima, Gloria A bit of research indicates that the subgenre of late Burgundian motet is the ideal overlap of ...
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When and where was Luciano Pavarotti born, and died?

Luciano Pavarotti was born on 12 October 1935 in Modena, North Italy and died there on 6 September 2007 from pancreatic cancer. Pavarotti began his career in smaller Italian opera houses. He made his ...
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Male/Female Key vs. Octave

The reason is the different vocal techniques used by women in classical and pop music. Male singers mostly use similar techniques in both genres. The higher part of their range is preferred, ...
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Do Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson still talk?

According to the Dec. 30, 2021 article Inside Louis Tomlinson's Relationship With Harry Styles Today, published by The List While their relationship may be complicated, Harry Styles and Louis ...
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Are there any laws and punishments to prevent new singers from copying famous singers' voices and tones?

On the site IP Iustitia a lawyer, Jani Ihalainen, discusses this in detail, at least for the USA. TLDR: in the US the courts have held that a voice is not copyrightable, but copying a voice can still ...
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Which artist has served front man in the most bands?

This is a tough question to answer, as it depends on the definition of the word "band". Did they have to have toured? Did they have to record an album? Did they have to have more than one actual ...
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Which artist has served front man in the most bands?

Steven Wilson has been the frontman of: Porcupine Tree Blackfield His own solo band Storm Corrosion I.E.M. (Incredible Expanding Mindfuck) Bass Communion No-Man
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HS3 (Harry Styles) Album

I know about this PopBuzz article, but this was written 1 month ago... "Harry has just wrapped the US leg of Fine Line's tour and fans think that he's dropping hints that a new era is upon us&...
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Why did Leonard Cohen laugh during the original First We Take Manhattan song but not in live shows?

Perhaps because to laugh the first time may be spontaneous but to laugh every time feels contrived, and laughter come across better as the former than the latter.
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How did Bon Scott die?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bon_Scott#Death End of 4th block states the official cause of death was acute alcohol poisoning.
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Does the singer Dua Lipa have a sister?

According to Wikipedia she does have a sister: Lipa has two younger siblings, a sister named Rina and a brother named Gjin.
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Who sings on the Raconteurs' "Level"

I suppose the other singer is Brendan Benson, the other singer (and also guitarist) of the band. He is credited as songwriter and producer of this song. You can also see, in this live recording, ...
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Ariana Grande verse in key of D, track is still in C: Save your tears remix

Here is the official video for "The Weeknd & Ariana Grande - Save Your Tears (Remix)". The video you linked is not the official video, and Ariana Grande doesn't even sing on that ...
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Bilingual songs performed by Artists in concerts

Well, the question is a bit broad. First of all, there is a lot of difference between the following, and some of them might even coincide: artists that are actually bilingual, because they are born ...
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Do performers arrive before or after the audience?

There are plenty of reasons for performers to turn up hours before a concert. They might even be there all day rehearsing. Mostly there's a sound check an hour or two before the concert. Often there ...
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Why do featuring artists not appear in the artists section?

Are you on mobile? I noticed that from the song itself I can only access the main artist's page, but if I go and find the same exact song from their discography, the other artists are now available ...
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HS3 (Harry Styles) Album

On 23rd March 2022, Harry Styles confirmed on his social media that his 3rd album, Harry's House, was to be released on May 20th 2022. We still do not know what songs will be on there, but on the ...
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Which artist has served front man in the most bands?

Roy Wood Apart from playing 17 instruments or more, he’s been involved with Mike Sheridan and The Nightriders The Nightriders The Move Electric Light Orchestra Wizzard Wizzo Band Annie Haslam Roy ...
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