Yu Sheng (雨笙) is an upcoming Chinese male vocal library for the upcoming DeepVocal synthesis engine, developed by Chorical.
An initial sample of his voice, singing the song "茉莉花 (Mo Li Hua)", was uploaded to SoundCloud on September 15th, 2018. This sample was made from a "lite-CVVChinese" voicebank for the UTAU engine, meant to act as a prototype for the Sharpkey library. It was noted by Chorical that pronunciation was being run by native speakers from Mainland China to ensure the best quality and intelligibility, as his voice provider was Malaysian Chinese.
A full demo cover of Doriko's song "歌に形はないけれど (Uta ni Katachi wa Nai Keredo)" was released on February 18th, 2019. The day after, it was noted by Infoholic, CEO of Chorical, that Yu Sheng's Sharpkey voicebank would be based on the popular RiskuCVVChinese recording style, and would have 5 pitches, aiming for a neutral tone.
Though originally announced to be a Sharpkey, he is now slated to be released for the upcoming DeepVocal engine.
According to Chorical, his parent company, he originates from Malaysia, and is a water spirit who hopes to touch hearts with his songs.
When the Chinese characters in his name, 雨笙 (Yǔ Shēng), are translated directly into English, they mean:
雨 (Yǔ) - means rain in Chinese, representing him being a Malaysian water-spirit.
笙 (Shēng) - is a type of free reed mouth organ, with wooden pipes stuck into a gourd, representing the musical aspect of his character.
Work in progress.
|Original Sample - 茉莉花 (Mò Lì Huā)||SoundCloud|
|Cover - 歌に形はないけれど (Uta ni Katachi wa Nai Keredo) by doriko||YouTube bilibili SoundCloud|
|Yu Sheng is an upcoming vocal for the upcoming synthesis engine DeepVocal. He has a mature yet light masculine voice.|