07/07/2012 (8:52 pm)
For anyone watching the famous television show, American Idol, you are familiar with the term pitchy singing. Virtually every episode a singer gets slammed for their pitchy voice and this issue has become the number one focal point of singing correction in the world. Historically, singers may have experience similar levels of pitch problems, but the advent of technology has changed the playing field significantly. Many singers in modern times boldly want to express themselves and may be filled with passionate performances. However, most seem to be oblivious to their singing pitch problems.
It is highly possible that singers of past centuries had better vocal pitch because there was more time focused on listening to themselves and the relationship of their pitch to other simple instruments. Also, historically, people sang more than they do in modern times. In the twenty first century, people listen to music perhaps ten times more than they sing. Compare this with a century ago where listening to music typically meant that you were singing or in some what participating in making the music. While technology probably contributed to the problem, technology also holds a solution that can train singers to sing on pitch. To find out more, click here.