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Soprano singing not good
#1
I sometimes sing to a piece of classical music and sometimes it reaches high notes at the high limit of my voice.


I used to be able to sing all the way from very low in the contra to very high in the 2nd and 3rd octaves.

Now that my estrogen and progesterone is higher it is more restricted. My ability to sing high notes was lost but even more so was my ability to sing in the bass clef. Now my bass clef notes are restricted to F in the small octave at the low limit. As I got older I was able to get to higher notes.

In fact now I can sing up to like F in the 3rd octave at the very highest maybe F sharp.

The thing is that my singing from F in the 2nd octave upwards is very squeaky, almost like the flute or recorder when you first play it.

Higher female hormone should mean soprano notes are easier and thus less squeaky. However they just kept getting more squeaky as my female hormones rised which is strange. Not only that but I have been singing more often in the soprano range than I did before my drastic rise in female hormones.

Could my vocal cords be getting more and more stressed out and thus predisposing me to laryngitis and causing my squeaky soprano notes?
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#2
caters Wrote:I sometimes sing to a piece of classical music and sometimes it reaches high notes at the high limit of my voice.


I used to be able to sing all the way from very low in the contra to very high in the 2nd and 3rd octaves.

Now that my estrogen and progesterone is higher it is more restricted. My ability to sing high notes was lost but even more so was my ability to sing in the bass clef. As I got older I was able to get to higher notes.

In fact now I can sing up to like F in the 3rd octave at the very highest maybe F sharp.

The thing is that my singing from F in the 2nd octave upwards is very squeaky, almost like the flute or recorder when you first play it.

Higher female hormone should mean soprano notes are easier and thus less squeaky. However they just kept getting more squeaky as my female hormones rised which is strange. Not only that but I have been singing more often in the soprano range than I did before my drastic rise in female hormones.

Could my vocal cords be getting more and more stressed out and thus predisposing me to laryngitis and causing my squeaky soprano notes?

Nobody here can give a definitive answer; what does your doctor say? And why are you asking amateurs a professional question? Would you truly believe us? Why?
A man accustomed to hear only the echo of his own sentiments, soon bars all the common avenues of delight, and has no part in the general gratification of mankind--Dr. Johnson
What he said. Amen, Bro--JazzboCR
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#3
I thought this was for professionals and amateurs alike and not only that but the only doctor I have is a neurologist who would probably not even pay attention to what I tell him about extremely strong menstrual cramps or squeaky soprano notes that just keep getting more squeaky
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#4
caters Wrote:I thought this was for professionals and amateurs alike and not only that but the only doctor I have is a neurologist who would probably not even pay attention to what I tell him about extremely strong menstrual cramps or squeaky soprano notes that just keep getting more squeaky

Ms. Caters--I was not looking to break your stones--just trying to be my kind of helpful. Obviously I failed. Damn sorry about your extreme woman's problem--I could tell you about my 14 years with a woman who suffered that AND was bi-polar but so what? This is your immediate issue. If a Dr. isn't the answer, maybe a vocal coach, if finances permit?
A man accustomed to hear only the echo of his own sentiments, soon bars all the common avenues of delight, and has no part in the general gratification of mankind--Dr. Johnson
What he said. Amen, Bro--JazzboCR
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caters Wrote:I thought this was for professionals and amateurs alike and not only that but the only doctor I have is a neurologist who would probably not even pay attention to what I tell him about extremely strong menstrual cramps or squeaky soprano notes that just keep getting more squeaky

Yeah mostly it happens that singers mix both professional and amateurs, may a neurologist will help you to pay the attention over this soprano singing.
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#6
I found this online:

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Certain hormones can affect the voice since the larynx contains proteins that can bind to oestrogen, progesterone, and androgens. This can explain why both the female and male voices go through significant changes during puberty. Hormones have a similar effect to the larynx as they do to the uterus. A study by Abitbol et al. in 1989 compared smears of tissues of the larynx and tissues of the cervix, noting several similarities, particularly the presence of estrogen target cells. Also, the mucous of the larynx may thicken and increase secretion with a rise in levels of oestrogen, which can alter voice quality to a small degree.
Rising levels of progesterone reduce the amount of fluid secreted by the muscosa of the larynx and the vocal folds become drier as a result of this. High progesterone levels also result in increased fluid retained within vocal folds and a fall in tensions of the laryngeal muscles. This induces a reduction in the frequency of the voice, which can lead to a limited upper range. Blood vessels on the surface of the folds start to bulge and have a tendency to rupture. "

Hope it helps you Smile
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#7
Actually we don't know what kind of your voice you haveso that's why we don't say anything on your voice.
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#8
So you're saying that back before puberty when my female hormone levels were low, that low hormone is why I could sing in all 4 ranges(Bass, Tenor, Alto, Soprano) but now since my female hormones have spiked up, my soprano ability has gone down significantly and so I can only sing in the alto range without either a squeaky voice quality when I reach the soprano range(like a piccolo) or high effort for nothing when I try to go low towards tenor(kind of like how I try to get the dynamics on my flute to be piano by blowing softly but it doesn't seem to be affecting the dynamics(still mezzo forte)). That would explain my 2 octave range of good quality(F in the small octave to F in the 2nd octave).
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