Vowel sounds produced with varying production parameters:
Conceptualisation and realisation of a database

Dieter Maurer (1), Thayabaran Kathiresan (2), Volker Dellwo (2)

(1) Institute for the Performing Arts and Film
Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland
(2) Phonetics Laboratory, Department of Comparative Linguistics,
University of Zurich, Switzerland

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Figure 4: Comparison of sounds of /o/ produced by a child, a woman and a man at comparable levels of fundamental frequency; illustration of a corresponding decrease or disappearance of expected age- and gender-related spectral characteristics < 2 kHz.

Sounds 1-1 to 1-6 = sounds of the child
Sounds 1-7 to 1- 13 = sounds of the woman
Sounds 1-14 to 1-21 = sunds of the man