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TRAN QUANG HAI sings “AMAZING GRACE” with overtones in one breath , FRANCE

Tran Quang Hai sings “AMAZING GRACE” with overtones in one breath . It is rather difficult because the tempo is slow and the performer has to control the pitch of different overtones.
Filmed by Bach Yen, Thursday August 27, 2009 in Limeil Brevannes, France

TRAN QUANG HAI sings “JINGLE BELLS” with overtones , FRANCE

Tran Quang Hai uses the overtone singing style to sing “Jingle Bells” to celebrate CHRISTMAS

Filmed at the Music Department , Musée de l’Homme, Paris, on December 24, 2008
This vocal technique is called “overtone singing style” . It creates 2 simultaneous sounds (one is the fundamental or drone, the other created by a series of overtones or harmonics with varying pitch thanks to the modification of the volume of the mouth cavity .