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Query:   Articulatory posturing of Tuvan throat singers
Author:  Anthony M Lewis
Submitter Email:  click here to access email
Linguistic LingField(s):   Phonetics

Summary:   DEAR LINGUISTS,

RECENTLY I POSTED THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE REGARDING THE ARTICULATORY POSTURING OF TUVAN THROAT SINGERS. I AM PLEASED WITH THE LARGE NUMBER OF INFORMATIVE RESPONSES I RECEIVED TO MY POSTING WHICH I HAVE SUMMARIZED BELOW, ALONG WITH MY ORIGINAL QUESTION(S). THANKS AGAIN TO ALL OF YOU WHO TOOK THE TIME TO REPLY TO MY INQUIRY, AND MY SINCERE
APOLOGIES TO ANYONE WHO I MMAY HAVE MISSED IN MY SUMMARY.

ORIGINAL POSTING:


MY QUESTION HAS TO DO WITH THE VOCAL CONFIGURATIONS ASSUMED BY THE TRADITIONAL TUVAN THROAT SINGERS OF SIBERIA. FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO MAY NOT BE FAMILIAR, THE TUVAN AUTONOMOUS REPUBLIC IS A CENTRAL TERRITORY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION SITUATED ON THE BORDER OF RUSSIA AND MONGOLIA. THIS PARTICULAR STYLE OF SINGING (ALSO KNOWN AS

LL Issue: 10.420
Date Posted: 19-Mar-1999
Original Query: Read original query