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How far can the CHEST VOICE be stretched?

I can do upto C5 all in chest. B4 is consistent , C5 is a hit or miss sometimes (anything happens like wobble , sounding flat). But I wanna know how far can the CHEST VOICE be stretched for men especially tenors.

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  • WigsWigs Moderator, 2.0 PRO, 3.0 Streaming Posts: 5,039
    I'm not sure but I've heard Ken can take his above F5.
  • sjonrokz4usjonrokz4u 2.0 PRO Posts: 1,287
  • INFJINFJ 2.0 PRO Posts: 72
    What setting are you talking about then? A chest dominant mix or PURE chest? I am not an expert, but in any case C5 in pure chest is very very high for any tenor. I can do A#4 in pure chest, just throwing everything I have with all the weight that comes with it. I am close to B4 on the graph, but I am unable to hit that note no matter how much effort I put into it. Need to change the setting to chest dominant mix and then afterwards I can lean in to the sound and make it stronger, but it is not a pure chest note anymore. If you were talking about chest dominant mix it seems that will go to about E5-F5 for tenors with a higher range. At least that is the impression I get after watching Ken's reaction videos and reading on sites like the The Range Planet etc. I fiddled with my own range and technique and I hover around E5-F5 until there is time to ditch the weight and become more frontal on the sound as you go up into the higher 5ths.
    Hope it helps. Maybe someone with more detailed knowledge will chime in. I am mainly here to learn, but since noone had answered I figured I would have a go.
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