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a soprano with a voice between soprano and contralto

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the female singing voice between contralto and soprano

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Benjamin Koppel and Joe Lovano - The Mezzo Saxophone Encounter
It's special as it was written for a mezzo soprano.
The soloist in The Music Makers will be mezzo soprano Maggie Mc-Donald, who combines a busy international singing schedule with her work as a voice coach.
The 31-year-old's cleverly structured programme comprised a perfect aria from Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur, displaying her smooth melting mezzo before giving a characterful Witch's Aria from Hansel und Gretel.
This macro cycle included five mezzo cycles: Introductive mezzo cycles: 01 October--29 October--4 weeks; Remaking introductive mezzo cycles: 30 October--11 December--6 weeks; Base mezzo cycles: 12 December--12 March--14 weeks; Below contest mezzo cycles: 13 March--3 April--3 weeks; Contest mezzo cycles: 4 April--13 April--2 weeks (table 2).
The lyric mezzo soprano Fach will serve as a focal point for this comparative study for two reasons: there is great variety of vocal demands in the current repertoire, and, linked to this, the roles that constitute the Fach today were earlier considered more appropriate for other voice types.
The critics had reservations about Bernstein's conducting and the somewhat hollow tones of Sills; but they had the best word for the Filipino mezzo who they noted was a "commendable Octavian, singing with warm, resonant tones.
British buyout firm Bridgepoint Development Capital (BDC) said Friday it will take over together with the management French pasta fast food chain Mezzo di Pasta for an undivulged price.
svegliato nel letto, il volto mezzo assorto e mezzo teso di un vecchio
Mezzo, associate vice president of investments and Benjamin Bottner, associate in the firm's Manhattan office have been retained to e--sively represent the Moinian Group, in selecting the partner.
He also had roles in footy themed movies Mezzo destro, mezzo sinistro and L'Allenatore nel pallone.
ON MANHATTAN'S posh East Side, the royalty of high finance are finding comfort in these tumultuous times at Sette Mezzo, a small Italian restaurant near the grand apartment co-ops of Park Avenue.
This work also introduced all four soloists - soprano Inna Dukach, mezzo Victoria Avetisyan, tenor Yeghishe Manucharyan, and bass Boris Martinovich - and gave the audience a taste of the vocal treats awaiting it during the rest of the concert.
Somewhat surprisingly given her success on the operatic stage, the mezzo insists she prefers recitals to opera.
The mezzo Ann Hallenberg (Pleasure) sang with great verve.