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 Rockstro]
INTONING. The practice of singing the opening phrase of a Psalm,
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 be forbidden in certain circumstances if the copying can be regarded as impersonation. Bette Midler and Tom Waits both won cases where other people copied ...
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 complex polyphony with a distinct lead voice:
Mass O Crux Lignum Motets Chanson - Antoine Busnois
I've found it difficult to find this elsewhere in classical ...
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 debut at La Scala in 1965 and at the Metropolitan Opera in New York 1972. He became even more famous in 1990 when his rendition of the aria "Nessun dorma" from ...
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, particularly in solo singing.
In classical music women sing in head voice which fits naturally about an octave above a male voice.
The most important difference in ...
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 member? Is the front man considered a member of his backup band, i.e. is James Brown a J.B. or Bruce Springsteen in the E Street Band? Etc. etc. etc. That having ...
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, that he sings alternately with Jack White.
Apart from playing 17 instruments or more, he’s been involved with
Mike Sheridan and The Nightriders
Electric Light Orchestra
Roy Wood's Helicopters
The Roy Wood Big Band
The Wombles with Roy Wood
Roy Wood Rock & Roll Band
Drake & Spadepakk
The Beach Boys