Definition of Sprechstimme in English:
noun[mass noun] Music
1 another term for Sprechgesang.
- The vocal writing ranges between straightforward singing, Sprechstimme, and speech, depending on the dramatic role that the music must play.
- Carefully wrought dissonances, angular folk tunes, sudden shifts in dynamics, dense layers of spectral drones, slabs of noise, topped off with Dagmar's strange, elastic Sprechstimme; these are the tools of the Bears' trade.
- He sings mostly in bellows and muffled Sprechstimme.
German, literally 'speech voice'.
Definition of Sprechstimme in:
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