vowels are not much covered

Polish translation: samogłoski nie są zbyt skrócone

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English term or phrase:vowels are not much covered
Polish translation:samogłoski nie są zbyt skrócone
Entered by: Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.

13:45 Mar 1, 2017
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Art/Literary - Music / muzyka ludowa
English term or phrase: vowels are not much covered
Quite a wide palette of vocal techniques is found in Dzūkija, yet certain forward-placed, somewhat tense voice is common in this region only. Enunciation is clear, i.e. vowels are not much covered and marcato is quite distinct.
Alicja A Brodowicz
Poland
Local time: 21:31
samogłoski nie są zbyt skrócone
Explanation:
Borrowing from Dutch:
A syllable ending in a consonant is called 'closed.' A single vowel before that consonant will be covered ('short.')
http://www.heardutchhere.net/duspelling.html
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covered vowels are short and occur in syllables ending on a consonant
uncovered vowels are long and are found at the end of syllables

https://books.google.com/books?id=hJ2Y1Ni6LHQC&pg=PA16&lpg=P...

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Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
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2samogłoski nie są zbyt skrócone
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
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covered/uncovered vowels
Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.

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samogłoski nie są zbyt skrócone


Explanation:
Borrowing from Dutch:
A syllable ending in a consonant is called 'closed.' A single vowel before that consonant will be covered ('short.')
http://www.heardutchhere.net/duspelling.html
cccccc
covered vowels are short and occur in syllables ending on a consonant
uncovered vowels are long and are found at the end of syllables

https://books.google.com/books?id=hJ2Y1Ni6LHQC&pg=PA16&lpg=P...



Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.
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Reference: covered/uncovered vowels

Reference information:
First, it is natural to expect vowels to be phonetically more similar in singing in
comparison with speech. That was generally shown for European academic singing (e.g., Sundberg, 1987: 117) as well as for traditional singing (Ross, 1992). This rule,however, is valid only partly for our case. It is obviously correct if applied to Aukštaičiai samples (Fig. 4; top): the Aukštaičiai vowel system covers considerably less space in singing compared to speech. For Dzūkai samples, however, this is not the case (Fig. 4; bottom). We may make the conclusion that the pronounced difference between spoken vowels remains large in singing (Dzūkai). Relatively (slightly) ‘covered’ spoken vowels tend to be even more covered in singing (Aukštaičiai). Thus, singing is likely to be a kind of ‘exaggerated’ speech in terms of covering. In simple words, the Dzūkai ‘sing as they speak’ (uncovered), and the Aukštaičiai ‘sing as they exaggeratedly speak’ (covered).
http://www.musicstudies.org/JIMS2008/articles/Ambrazevicius_...

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