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Don’t Make The Jump

One of the best ways to make sure the congregation stops singing is to use a song with a really, really wide vocal range. You know, the kind that almost always features an octave jump in the middle.

Tim at Worship Deeper suggests that you don’t make the jump:

While writing a song in a large vocal range is fine musically, it’s murder on worship leaders. The sad truth is that 99% of worship leaders and congregants can’t sing like these vocal phenoms.

Over the past five years I’ve seen more and more songs that incorporate the octave-jumping technique. They are typically written by high-profile worship leaders with massive vocal ranges…

Here are some practical ways to deal with songs that are written in too wide a vocal range.

Tim shares four tips for dealing with those songs that require huge vocal ranges. Check it out here.

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