Definitions of vocalism

n the sound made by the vibration of vocal folds modified by the resonance of the vocal tract

phonation, vocalisation, vocalization, voice, vox
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singing voice
the musical quality of the voice while singing
sprechgesang, sprechstimme
a style of dramatic vocalization between singing and speaking
voice over
the voice on an unseen commentator in a film of television program
bass, bass voice, basso
the lowest adult male singing voice
baritone, baritone voice
the second lowest adult male singing voice
tenor, tenor voice
the adult male singing voice above baritone
alto, countertenor
the highest adult male singing voice
alto, contralto
the lowest female singing voice
mezzo, mezzo-soprano
the female singing voice between contralto and soprano
the highest female voice; the voice of a boy before puberty
Type of:
something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups

n the system of vowels used in a particular language

vowel system
Type of:
phonemic system
the system of phonemes recognized in a language

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