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Dearest Lovelys,


See Ms Primrose Hill,





She's a modern kind of contemporary Vogue reading girly,

She knows her place ...see her there whistling for attention !...."yes, Ms Hill, ewe may now commence washing up"


Ms Hill actually has a fine voice and can whistle very well too !

But say someone sings out of tune ?...does this mean their whistling will be too ?...and also their humming ?


.....and how do peeps intuitively whistle in tune anyway ?

As a sheepy I am of course a natural whistler and I've always wondered how it's so easy to whistle instinctively the right tune !!

I just do not know...do ewe  ?


Thanks

Neil
Whistling Sheep




 

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Do Bad Singers Also Hum and Whistle Out Of Tune Too ?
« Reply #1 on: 11/07/2008 00:02:09 »
I don't know.. thats a good question.. I always have wondered how sheep like you can just whistle away a tune... I love to hear someone whistling as it is a desire I have always had, but am unable to do after many years of practice.. my tongue just does not go into the right place and I can't keep it there for whistling that is!

How do you do it?
 

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Do Bad Singers Also Hum and Whistle Out Of Tune Too ?
« Reply #2 on: 11/07/2008 01:54:43 »
If they are tone deaf, their singing and whistling will be out of tune, (it won't sound so bad to them)...

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Tone deaf people often lack a sense of musical aesthetics, and much like a color blind person would not be apt to appreciate colorful visual art, some tone deaf people cannot appreciate music. Tone deafness is also associated with other musical-specific impairments such as inability to keep time with music (the lack of rhythm), or the inability to remember or even recognize a song. These disabilities can appear separately but some research shows that they are more likely to appear in tone deaf people. Tone deafness is also known variously as amusia, tune deafness, dysmelodia and dysmusia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tone_deafness
 

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Do Bad Singers Also Hum and Whistle Out Of Tune Too ?
« Reply #3 on: 11/07/2008 03:39:23 »
Neil whats a bad singer?

You have people like me. I can hit every note perfectly, but yet my voice itself stink. So I think, I've been said its very good, but I don't think it is.

But it is nice though, I can change my voice when I sing. I sound like other people. Plus I can hit really low, middle is a little rough, and I can sing like a girllie too! ha. Very well, for a guy if you ask me!
 

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Do Bad Singers Also Hum and Whistle Out Of Tune Too ?
« Reply #4 on: 11/07/2008 05:03:50 »
Thats cool Ryan... I bet you sound fine!
 

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Do Bad Singers Also Hum and Whistle Out Of Tune Too ?
« Reply #5 on: 13/07/2008 00:31:00 »
Not necessarily as my Mum could sing beautifully but she couldn't whistle in tune.
 

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Do Bad Singers Also Hum and Whistle Out Of Tune Too ?
« Reply #6 on: 13/07/2008 02:14:07 »
Most of the things my daughter sings are very painful to listen to so I have asked her to hum one of those songs as well.....I'm sad to say her humming is equally painful!
 

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Do Bad Singers Also Hum and Whistle Out Of Tune Too ?
« Reply #7 on: 13/07/2008 09:38:51 »
if you cant sing because you are out of tune (like my mum)

then you cant keep a tune when you whistle
 

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Do Bad Singers Also Hum and Whistle Out Of Tune Too ?
« Reply #8 on: 14/07/2008 07:43:46 »
if you cant sing because you are out of tune (like my mum)

then you cant keep a tune when you whistle

not necessarily.. singing takes more muscle control that whistling... a whistler might be able to use their mouth and lips to 'keep a note' while a singer uses (among other things) the larynx.. the larynx is much harder to control that the lips are...
 

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