Fact or Fiction?: An Opera Singer's Piercing Voice Can Shatter Glass


Subject:
Musical Genres , Physics , Opera , General Resources

Description:
This article explores the physics that "suggests that a voice should be able to break glass," looking at the structure of glass, sound volume, and singers who have tried to break a glass. Includes a link to a related article about why an opera singer can be heard over a much louder orchestra. From the website for Scientific American magazine.

Creator:
Schrock, Karen

Publisher:
Scientific American

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.sciam.com/article.cfm?id=fact-or-fiction-opera-singer-can-shatter-glass&ref=feedburner


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