alto

  1. the lowest female singing voice
  2. the highest adult male singing voice
  3. the pitch range of the lowest female voice

alto

high; often refers to a particular range of voice, higher than a tenor but lower than a soprano
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alto

high; often refers to a particular range of voice or instrument, higher than a tenor but lower than a soprano (e.g., alto sax)
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Alto

The musical term alto, meaning `high` in Italian (Latin: altus), refers to the second highest part of a contrapuntal musical texture and is also applied to its associated vocal range, especially in choral music. More rarely it describes the highest male solo voice type (usually designated countertenor), and it is also the root word of contralto,.....
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Alto

• (n.) 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. • (n.) An alto singer.
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Alto

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alto

(Italian: `high`), in vocal music the register approximately between the F below middle C to the second D above—the second highest part in four-part ...
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Alto

(voice) Lowest female voice
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alto

adjective of or being the lowest female voice
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alto

noun the pitch range of the lowest female voice
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Alto

[community] ==Alto Fair== For two days every year in early August, the Alto 4-H club and Farm Bureau sponsor a county fair-style event. The Alto Fair starts on a Wednesday and ends the following day, allegedly because a weekend fair would discourage children from attending church services. The fair includes events such as 4-H judging, a tra...
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ALTO

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Alto

Al'to noun ; plural Altos [ Italian alto high, from Latin altus . Confer Alt .] 1. (Mus.) 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. ...
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Alto

A prefix to cloud-type names for clouds generally found between 3000 and 7000 metres. Alto comes from the Latin word meaning 'middle.' E.g., Altostratus.
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alto

alto, singing voice the range of which is lower than the soprano by the interval of a fifth. More generally, the term refers to the register in which this voice sings, i.e., the second highest part in a four-part musical texture, and to instruments utilizing this register. See countertenor.
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alto

high; often refers to a particular range of voice or instrument, higher than a tenor but lower than a soprano (e.g., alto sax)
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alto

high; often refers to a particular range of voice, higher than a tenor but lower than a soprano
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alto

high; often refers to a particular range of voice, higher than a tenor but lower than a soprano
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Alto

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

Lowest of the female voices. Also contralto.
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alto

Origin: It. Alto high, fr. L. Altus. Cf. Alt. ... 1. 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. ... 2. An alto singer. Alto clef the counter-tenor clef, or the C clef, placed so tha...
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alto

Voice or musical instrument between tenor and soprano, of approximate range G3–D5. It is also used before the name of an instrument, for example alto saxophone, and indicates a size larger than soprano. The traditional male alto voice of early opera, Anglican church choirs, male voice quartets, and choral societies is also known as counterteno......
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alto

[adj] - of or being the lowest female voice 2. [adj] - (of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group 3. [n] - a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef 4. [n] - the pitch range of the lowest female voice
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