Voice style: Spanish neutral voice acting. The narrator is the main character in this short story and I use quite a flat, emotionally detached tone to avoid the melancholy mood from becoming too melodramatic. This contrasts well with the much more emotive character voice I use for the patient. His is the only voice in the story conveying any emotion and this helps to give dimension to his character and highlight his troubled state of mind.

'Death in Samarra’ is a short story by the great Gabriel Garcia Marquez. It features three characters plus a narrator.

Voiceover style; atmospheric, captivating, poetic,a sense of wonder

We all know how evocative sounds can be; think of the sound of the ocean, or of a noisy city street. So it follows that the sound of your voice, in addition to creating mood or feel for a particular brand, can also evoke atmosphere and a sense of place.
For this piece about Jorge Luis Borges' summer house in Adrogue, south of Buenos Aires, I wanted my voice to have a sense of wonder and an intimate quality to convey the stillness...

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