What is vocalise?

  • (verb): Utter speech sounds.
    Synonyms: vocalize, phonate
    See also — Additional definitions below


A vocalise /voʊkəˈliːz/ is a vocal exercise (often one suitable for performance) without words, which is sung on one or more vowel sounds.

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The Ninth Gate - Soundtrack
... and orchestra, by Camille Saint-Saëns some of the score is a vocalise by Korean soprano Sumi Jo ... Vocalise "Theme from the Ninth Gate" – 356 "Opening Titles" – 331 "Corso" – 324 "Bernie is Dead" – 431 "Liana" – 303 "Plane to Spain" – 448 "The Motorbike ...
Adiemus V: Vocalise
... Released in 2003, Adiemus V Vocalise is the last album by Welsh composer Karl Jenkins as part of the five-album Adiemus project ... Adiemus V Vocalise features the broadest range in musical styles and instrumentation of the series ...
List Of Compositions For Viola: A To B - A
... Sonatine Baroque for solo viola (1952, 1999) AdLar Publications Vocalise No. 1 for solo viola (1990) Canadian Music Centre Vocalise No ... by Alban Berg for viola and piano (1977) American Composers Alliance Vocalise for violin (or viola) and harp (1980) American Composers Alliance B ...
Vocalise - In Jazz and World Music
... In Indian classical music, the tradition of aakaar is used as a vocal exercise before singing, and also to a certain extent adds to the singing and the melody ... In March 2010, a vocalization titled "I am very glad, because I'm finally returning home" (Я очень рад, ведь я, наконец, возвращаюсь домой in Cyrillic), sung by Eduard Khil became an internet meme. ...
Adiemus - Instrumentation and Performers
... percussion, harp, strings (on album also the acoustic guitar, Uilleann pipes) Scoring for Vocalise for voices and orchestra Session singer Miriam Stockley performed the vocal parts on the first four albums ... due to her range and intonation, however she was not re-engaged for Vocalise ... of the Finnish Adiemus Singers (who would later appear on Vocalise) ...

More definitions of "vocalise":

  • (verb): Sing with one vowel.
    Synonyms: vocalize