American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Sprechstimme.
- German : sprechen, to speak; see sprechstimme + Gesang, song (from Middle High German gisanc, from Old High German gisang, from singan, to sing). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“For once, adequate nuance is audible in Irons 'rapping - there's a little growl in "interga - lac-tic" - and the same goes for Harris-White's vocal contribution, which ping-pongs between icy sprechgesang and heathery singing.”
“More light hookage and sprechgesang-style singing a la Tricky would make this act pretty formidable.”
“Disgusting things you'd never anticipate? sprechgesang those immortal words in 1980, he was referring to a party out of bounds.”
“Giovanna Cacciola's voice sounds like a mix of Björk, PJ Harvey, and Lydia Lunch, her style somewhere between sprechgesang and shouting.”
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