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The effect of emotions on the spectra of the singing voice

Troup, G. and Djordjevic, S. (1995) The effect of emotions on the spectra of the singing voice. In: 2nd International Conference on Acoustics and Musical Research, 19 - 21 May, Ferrara, Italy pp. 403-408.

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Our studies show that the information on emotion is contained in the intensities of the formants, rather than their frequencies, which change little. This allows a simple quantification of the effect of emotion, which is different for males and females. This is illustrated by comparing an alto and tenor.

Item Type: Conference Paper
Publisher: National Research Council of Italy, Cemoter Acoustics Department
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