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Baritone vs. Alto

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Baritonenoun

The male voice between tenor and bass

Altonoun

A musical part or section higher than tenor and lower than soprano, formerly the part that performed a countermelody above the tenor or main melody.

Baritonenoun

The musical range between tenor and bass

Altonoun

A person or musical instrument that performs the alto part.

Baritonenoun

A person, instrument, or group that performs in the range between tenor and bass

Altonoun

An alto saxophone

Baritonenoun

a brass instrument similar to the euphonium, but with a cylindrical bore instead of a conical one; a baritone saxhorn

Altonoun

Formerly the part sung by the highest male, or counter-tenor, voices; now the part sung by the lowest female, or contralto, voices, between in tenor and soprano. In instrumental music it now signifies the tenor.

Baritonenoun

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Altonoun

An alto singer.

Baritoneadjective

See Barytone.

Altonoun

a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef

Baritonenoun

a male singer

Altonoun

the lowest female singing voice

Baritonenoun

the second lowest adult male singing voice

Altonoun

the highest adult male singing voice

Baritonenoun

the second lowest brass wind instrument

Altonoun

the pitch range of the lowest female voice

Baritoneadjective

lower in range than tenor and higher than bass;

‘a baritone voice’; ‘baritone oboe’;

Altoadjective

of or being the lowest female voice

Baritonenoun

an adult male singing voice between tenor and bass

‘he sang in a rich baritone’;

Altoadjective

of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor

Baritonenoun

a singer with a baritone voice

‘he starred as a baritone’;

Altoadjective

(of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group;

‘alto clarinet or recorder’;

Baritonenoun

a part written for a baritone voice.

Alto

The musical term alto, meaning in Italian (Latin: altus), historically refers to the contrapuntal part higher than the tenor and its associated vocal range. In 4-part voice leading alto is the second highest part, sung in choruses by either low women's or high men's voices.

‘high’;

Baritonenoun

an instrument that is second lowest in pitch in its family

‘a baritone sax’;

Baritonenoun

a brass instrument similar to a euphonium, sounding in B flat and used in brass bands.

Baritone

A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice-types. The term originates from the Greek βαρύτονος (barýtonos), meaning .

‘heavy sounding’;

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