Definition of Tenor voice

1. Noun. The adult male singing voice above baritone.

Exact synonyms: Tenor
Generic synonyms: Singing Voice



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Literary usage of Tenor voice

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1. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1910)
"The average compass of the tenor voice is С to A or В (a), though in large rooms notes below F (b) are usually of little avail. ..."

2. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"Tenor C. The lowest С in the tenor voice; the lowest string of the viola, ... tenor voice ; a tenor. Tenor trombone. A trombone having a compass from the ..."

3. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"Tenor C. The lowest С in the tenor voice ; the lowest string of the viola, ... tenor voice ; a tenor. Tenor trombone. A trombone having a compass from the ..."

4. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"Tenor C. The lowest С in the tenor voice ; the lowest string of the viola, ... tenor voice ; a tenor. Tenor trombone. A trombone having a compass from the ..."

5. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"The part taken by a tenor voice ; hence, by transference, a prefix to names of instr.s taking parts of similar compass, as tenor trombone; specifically, ..."

6. Adams' New Musical Dictionary of Fifteen Thousand Technical Words, Phrases by John Stowell Adams (1865)
"tenor voice; a tenor. Tenor Trombone. A trombone having a compass from the ... The male voice next above the tenor voice; the lowest of the female voices. ..."

7. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"A tenor voice having somewhat of the breadth and sonority of a barytone is often ... A falsetto tenor voice, or a singer with such a voice ; particularly, ..."

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