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the highest female voice

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the pitch range of the highest female voice

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having or denoting a high range

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As Anna, Betty Waynne Allison's dramatic soprano was impressive if rather loud in the small venue, while Miriam Khalil was a rich toned Elvira with an occasionally flat top range.
With a text full of the color imagery of the eternal cycling of the natural world, this soaring song is a wonderful vehicle for a dramatic soprano voice with a large array of colors and dynamic possibilities.
She always knew she would become a dramatic soprano.
If anything, the American's budding dramatic soprano was a bit overpowering, lacking in an ethereal quality in the quieter moments, particularly in the last phrases of the transformation scene.
The National Theatre in Prague engaged her in 1954 as a promising young dramatic soprano.
13] One can see at first glance that there are many subdivisions that are not represented in the Kloiber guide; indeed, there are four types of lyric soprano and five types of dramatic soprano.
She is co-director of Heritage Opera, but is also active as a dramatic soprano, with portrayals of Tosca and Mimi coming up.
With some of the most sumptuous music ever written for the opera stage, including the dramatic soprano aria One Fine Day and the humming chorus, this new production aims to be an intimate, beautiful and heart-rending experience for opera-goers old and new.
Perhaps it's Behrens' legal training that makes her such an impassioned advocate: She must be the only dramatic soprano with both a prolific recording career and a law degree.
Whitehouse, who has also sung the role of the Kostelnicka in the Janacek's Jenufa with her dramatic soprano.
The new season, which kicks off Wednesday at the Music Center, also features ``Florencia en el Amazonas,'' which explores Nobel Prize-winning novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez's vision of magical realism; ``Countess Maritza,'' a tuneful taste of classic Viennese operetta; ``Salome,'' with the great dramatic soprano Hildegard Behrens; ``The Magic Flute,'' one of Mozart's most delightful inventions; and ``Il trovatore,'' Verdi's famous tale of two men in love with the same woman.
The cast is outstanding, from the group of servants who set the scene and introduce the title character to Elektra herself: German dramatic soprano Evelyn Herlitzius was nearing 50 when this was filmed, but still displays a rock-steady, electrifying voice (no shrieking here).
Opolais, who was born in the town of Rezekne in Latgale, the easternmost region of Latvia, in 1979, is the daughter of amateur musicians, her mother a dramatic soprano and her father a classical and jazz trumpeter.
All the same, today, when the competition in Urbanova's field of light dramatic soprano with some overlap into the dramatic is extremely strong and soloists are coming up on all sides with recordings that are innovative and imaginative in terms of repertoire in addition to showing off their vocal art, this Supraphon Best of Eva Urbanova Iooks more like a commercial stunt than a project with a considered artistic rationale.
You could say that dramatic soprano Othalie Graham titanic voice knocks your socks of.