tenor voice

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Noun1.tenor voice - the adult male singing voice above baritonetenor voice - the adult male singing voice above baritone
singing voice - the musical quality of the voice while singing
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Then some deep-water sailor, from the waist of the ship, lifted a rich tenor voice in the "Song of the Trade Wind":
Captain Jim told tales, and Marshall Elliott sang old Scotch ballads in a fine tenor voice; finally Captain Jim took down his old brown fiddle from the wall and began to play.
He seemed to be a strolling minstrel, for he bore a harp in his hand, which he thrummed, while his lusty tenor voice rang out with--
Yet, though looked at with some curiosity and reserve by his more cultivated neighbours, he soon acquired a great popularity among the villagers, subscribing handsomely to all local objects, and attending their smoking concerts and other functions, where, having a remarkably rich tenor voice, he was always ready to oblige with an excellent song.
Pickwick had taken, was an office-lad of fourteen, with a tenor voice; near him a common-law clerk with a bass one.
Cavalcanti has a fine tenor voice," said he, "and Mademoiselle Eugenie a splendid soprano, and then she plays the piano like Thalberg.
Irwine was speaking, the sound of a booted step and the clink of a spur were heard on the stone floor of the entrance- hall, and Joshua Rann moved hastily aside from the doorway to make room for some one who paused there, and said, in a ringing tenor voice,
And thus--in one of the finest tenor voices I ever heard--my poet sang of me:
David Morris sang the arias, with a classic tenor voice, varying from Handel's 'Largo' (in Xerxes), movingly performed and exquisitely conducted by Trevor Lax, through two Mozart arias, from Cosi fan Tutte and The Magic Flute, played with polish and charm and sung flawlessly, to those Italian masters, Verdi, Donizetti and Puccini, of which the great tune-smith Puccini (E Lucevan le Stelle from Tosca), provided a tenor aria to break the heart: fabulous singing.
With Williams' high tenor voice and the group's soft soul harmonies, The Mad Lads had several songs on the Billboard R&B chart in the 1960s, including "I Want a Girl" and "By the Time I Get to Phoenix."
The concert by Hathor Plectrum Quartet and the tenor Aldo Gallone will feature works ranging from classic to pop, highlighted by two of the fundamental components commonly associated with typical Italian sounds - the mandolin and the tenor voice.
The tenor voice selections tend to lie higher than the soprano keys, and the baritone anthology avoids extreme low register tessiturae.