countertenor

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj countertenor of or being the highest male voice; having a range above that of tenor
    • n countertenor the highest adult male singing voice
    • n countertenor a male singer with a voice above that of a tenor
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Usage

In literature:

A countertenor-viol; English, seventeenth century.
"Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)" by Carl Engel
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In news:

A countertenor's journey from busking on the Metro to Carnegie Hall.
A countertenor 's journey from busking on the Metro to Carnegie Hall.
MOT's 'Julius Caesar' showcases the high male voice called countertenor.
Countertenor superstar Terry Barber to appear Tuesday at Dyersburg auditorium.
What is a countertenor .
MOT's ' Julius Caesar ' showcases the high male voice called countertenor.
MOT 's 'Julius Caesar' showcases the high male voice called countertenor.
Craig Phillips, voice, bass Christopher Herbert, voice, baritone Steven Caldicott Wilson, voice, tenor Geoffrey Williams, voice, countertenor.
Feng Yi Ting The soprano Shen Tiemei and the countertenor Jiang Qihu in the 2004 opera at the Gerald W Lynch Theater, John Jay College.
Under music director Julian Wachner, the chorus rang out a cappella in the Latin choruses from "The Lark," featuring countertenor John Bradford Bohl, who is also the group's assistant conductor.
Countertenor, Hisham Breedlove, makes the Court House Metro station his stage.
The dCS Purcell is named after Henry Purcell , the English composer, organist, bass, countertenor who was born in 1659 and died in, alas, 1695.
Countertenor Chad Payton brings his thoughtful musicianship to tonight 's Odyssey Chamber Music Series season premiere.
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