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Can somebody really sing in high pitched voice and break a glass that way?

Or is that a myth?

by Anonymousreply 812/29/2012

The Mythbusters gave it a whirl, but I've forgotten how they managed to pull it off. Give me a moment.

by Anonymousreply 112/29/2012

Ah yes! They found that soprano's high notes do not shatter glass, but they found a guy who could do it.

by Anonymousreply 212/29/2012

I can hit notes that make my doorbell ring.

by Anonymousreply 312/29/2012

I thought that Mermorex commercial in the 70s showed Ella Fitzgerald's voice could do it even when recorded on tape.

And of course let's not forget La Castafiore...

by Anonymousreply 412/29/2012

Only Julie Andrews could.

by Anonymousreply 512/29/2012

I always wondered about that myself. Thanks for posting, R2, and asking, OP.

by Anonymousreply 612/29/2012

I think it would depend on the glass and the singer. Different glasses vibrate at different frequencies, probably depending on thickness (shape?).

by Anonymousreply 712/29/2012

This reminds of that old Get Smart episode, where Control engages the services of a big fat opera diva to crack glass with her voice. When she can't do it, she crushes it with her body instead.

by Anonymousreply 812/29/2012
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