Sing Staccato

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Hi! You're watching VisiHow. This is a video tutorial series on how to sing. In the previous tutorial, we discussed how to sing in tune. In this tutorial, we will teach you how to sing staccato.

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    There are two ways to sing staccato.
    One way is to end with a consonant sound, as in "t", "k", or "ch". Another way is by using vowels ah, ee, oh, or uh where there is nothing to stop the sound in the accentuated way as it is with t, k, ch, and other consonants.
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    To sing staccato, we need to have a strong foundation, breathing, and diaphragm.
    To create a good foundation, feel the breath you take go down and hold it with the diaphragm and abdominal muscles. This will create good support. You can place your hands on your oblique muscles to feel it better.
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    Then, hold your breath using your abdominal muscles.
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    Every time you sing a vowel, such as ah, ee, oh, uh, you want to feel your abdominal muscles flex as you are "pressing" the vowels as if by muscle spasms.
    Imagine a pulse that will push out pockets of air. This will work with words ending in vowel sounds, and we definitely can use vowels to sing staccato.
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    As an example, let's sing do, re, mi, fa, sol, fa, mi, re, and do in staccato.
    Get these notes as short as possible. Each note will be one count.
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This was a tutorial on how to sing staccato. Please make sure to view our next tutorial on why you should not shout or yell when singing. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them in the space below. Thank you for watching VisiHow!

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