Transposing the piece down a third
Does lowering the pitches by a third really affect the difficulty of the song significantly? I mean, does changing the high B/G to a G/E make it so much simpler that transposing is a necessity? I am a high-schooler, but have no problem hitting the higher notes, so I was wondering why such a transposition was considered needed for this song.
Haha, "Leviosa"; I can tell you from my own experience that a third makes a tremendous difference. Not everyone can get the high notes with a beautiful sound, or even at all. One's range and one's tessitura are not the same thing; I may be able to vocalize up high, especially with vowels, but making words understandable and also beautiful is not going to happen if my voice doesn't have that natural ability.
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