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It isn't simply pitch from the vocal cords that determines the 'maleness' of a voice, but also how the spectral peaks and resonances are influenced by the shape of the skull, sinuses and chest cavity. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formant has a discussion of these influences and where the different peaks live. Knowing these can help you 'tune' a vocal ...
A voice is a very complex sound pattern. While you can manipulate a male voice to sound feminine or vice versa, getting it to sound like a particular person is probably going to be pretty difficult since the patterns of frequencies differ in complex ways. Think about it this way, think about voice synthesis and how we can't even make a computer generate a ...
Yes, you can use Csound as a VST using Cabbage. http://thecabbagefoundation.org/
Actually, you're mostly doing it right, that's how many of us chiptune artists learn to do it: by messing around. Another thing you may want to try is using a tracker like Famitracker (or even a sample-based tracker like Milkytracker), and just creating sound effects with notes. Then add tracker effects to the notes.
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