Castrato Singing

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

This is god howling. At 2:25, souls are touched, mountains weep.

Ave Maria sung by castrato Alessandro Moreschi (1858–1922)

Castrato are eunuch made to sing, so that they have female's high pitch but male's power.

Alessandro Moreschi is the only recorded castrato singing.

for another, inhuman sining of high pitch, see Diva Dance Song from The Fifth Element

Operatic Fantasy

Songs and Humanity