from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A form of singing in which a single voice produces more than one tone at the same time, usually as harmonics of a main tone or drone, traditionally practiced by peoples in central Asia, the Inuit, and Tibetan Buddhist monks.
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misterpolly commented on the word throat singing
As opposed to chest singing (which produces lower notes).
December 24, 2007
marky commented on the word throat singing
a fine example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dyhs1EcPxis
PS this should have a definition on Wordnik.
April 1, 2015