The lowest and the rarest of female singing voices, only a few possess the contralto voice type. Most often overlooked and trained as other voice types, contralto is a beautiful, dark, and powerful voice. With wide vocal ranges and great roles they can play, a contralto voice voice over will be good for your project.
Whether deep or light, contralto voice is versatile. While this voice isn’t celebrated as much, it certainly has a place in the voice-over industry. With a contralto voice voice over, you can achieve an elegant and authoritative yet gentle voice for your project. Let a contralto voice talent voice over your project and see your audience get mystified with such a seductive voice.
Contralto has an extraordinary vocal range. It is a lot similar to the mezzo-soprano, and its counterpart is countertenor, a high male voice. True contraltos have a very low pitch with a rich and dark timbre. With their wonderful vocal range, a contralto voice voice over will add color and weight to your project.
One of the most crucial characteristics of this rare voice is one isn’t merely a contralto. There are different subtypes under this voice, and it isn’t only a dark ringing tone, as many thought it is. There are three main types of contralto voice – coloratura contralto, lyric contralto, and dramatic contralto. Coloratura contralto is extremely rare with its light voice that has a strong ringing upper register and lower register. On the other hand, lyric contralto lacks an extensive dramatic power with a considerably melancholic sound. It’s deep and dark but isn’t as powerful. Lastly, there’s the lowest, darkest contralto voice with immense power – the dramatic contralto.