Oi kahn feil da ppahvetti en heh vaybrahttow (“i can feel the poverty in her vibrato”) : A foreigner monitoring and annotating Filipino singers

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Sassa: Nagpost ako sa Facebook na i’m not feeling well para magpapansín sa crush ko, tapos pinuntahan ako ng mga taga-City Hall, ngayon naka-quarantine na ako (I posted on Facebook that “i’m not feeling well” so my crush would notice me, but staffmembers from City Hall went to my house and now i’m quarantined.)

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A  vibrato happens when a singer makes his/her voice musically “tremble” – it sounds like it’s fluttering.

   Here’s a most recent sample,

Big vibrato :


Soft vibrato, as follows:

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