Sing the Vowel U Properly

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Hi! You're watching VisiHow. This is a video tutorial series on singing. In the previous tutorial, we discussed how to keep your voice safe. In this episode, we're going to teach you to sing the vowel "You" and forming the correct articulation that we need in order to produce the correct "You".

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    Now, like in all other previous videos, we always need to start with working with our diaphragm, good breathing, good airflow through our nose or mouth in order to form a good support for the vowels in our singing and performance.
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    "You" is a little more closed than "O".
    "O" is a resonant sound formed by the lips in the shape of a circle. When it comes to "You", you have to feel like the sound is obstructed by your lips. You also need to feel that you're focusing on the singing and articulating the letter "You". Don't pronounce it as "you" but "You", as in "schOOl".
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    So we have "You", where the tongue is not directly at the teeth.
    It's also, like with the "O" sound, perched and arched at the back of the mouth.
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    The hands will demonstrate how the tongue should behave while making a "You" sound.
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    Try to make the sound of an owl or a pigeon.
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    You have to have a perched tongue in order to create the "You" sound in the English language.
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    Now, like in other video tutorials, we're going to practice solfeggio.
    We'll be singing "You" in C or do five times counting to two each time. Always remember to maintain good quality and breath control while singing in order to produce a high-quality resonant sound.
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Please make sure to view our next tutorial on how to sing the vowel "A" properly. If you have any questions, comments, or concerns about the vowel "You" when singing and articulation, please leave them in the space below. Thank you for watching VisiHow!

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