What is another word for mezzo-soprano?

58 synonyms found


[ mˈɛzə͡ʊsəpɹˈɑːnə͡ʊ], [ mˈɛzə‍ʊsəpɹˈɑːnə‍ʊ], [ m_ˈɛ_z_əʊ_s_ə_p_ɹ_ˈɑː_n_əʊ]

Mezzo-soprano is a type of operatic voice that lies between a soprano and a contralto. It is a versatile range that allows singers to perform a variety of roles in operas, from playful maids to strong-willed heroines. There are several synonyms for mezzo-soprano, including dramatic contralto, lyric mezzo-soprano, spinto mezzo-soprano, and coloratura mezzo-soprano. Each term denotes a different type of mezzo-soprano voice. A dramatic contralto is a mezzo-soprano with a low, powerful voice, while a lyric mezzo-soprano is a singer with a lighter, more versatile voice. A spinto mezzo-soprano has a strong, clear voice that can project over an orchestra, while a coloratura mezzo-soprano has a high, agile voice that can perform intricate runs and trills.

Related words: female mezzo-soprano, mezzo-sopranos, mezzo

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    How to use "Mezzo-soprano" in context?

    A mezzo-soprano (IPA: /mɛtsoʊˈfɔːri/ MD: /mɛtsoʊˈfɔːri/ or /mɛtsjoˈfɔːri/ MMI: mezzo-soprano) is a type of classical female singing voice whose vocal range lies between the contralto and soprano voice ranges.

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