Glottal Opera: vocal chords on video

This is the Glottal Opera, featuring the vocal chords of the band Kaya: Sally Stevens, Alexi Kaye, Emma Deans and Juleiaah Boehm. John Fink directed the video and Deborah Szapiro was producer. (Thanks, Dean Putney!)


  1. Whelp, I suppose having mentioned the cervical shots one also has to consider the other end of the body…

    The thing I find surprising is that there isn’t more visible evidence of pitch shifting. Makes sense, I suppose, since that’s more a matter of tension than position, but still…

    Quote out of context: “Whew! Dr. Mazoola has a lot inside him!” — Little Frieda, _Fourth_Tower_Of_Inverness_, ZBS Foundation

  2. How very interesting! I’ve never seen anything like this- it sure gives me a different perspective of what’s happening inside my throat when I sing. Thanks for the post!

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