[LMB] words for voices

Margaret Dean margdean56 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 04:16:06 BST 2017


And while we're at it, "contralto" is essentially the same as "alto," while
a mezzo-soprano is in the middle range of (usually) women's voices between
soprano and alto.


--Margaret Dean, who's a longtime chorister

On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 8:13 PM, Lois Bujold <lbujold at myinfmail.com> wrote:

> [LMB] words for voices
> Pat Mathews MATHEWS55 at msn.com
> Wed Sep 6 03:01:31 BST 2017
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> PM:  Tenor.
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> LMB:  Yes!  That was the one I couldn't for the life of me remember.
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> Ta and thanks, L.
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> So there are a bunch of defined terms for voice registers --
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> soprano
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> alto
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> baritone
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> bass
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> and some outliers -- basso profundo, contralto (which I am not sure
> where it falls), mezzo-soprano ditto.  Is there a term for a voice that
> falls between baritone and alto?
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> Ta, L.
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