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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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The Wooer's voices may perhaps accord with one of the future wives, but not with both; or not, at first, with either; or the Soprano and Contralto may not quite harmonize.
I, too," said the young man, "am a musician -- at least, my masters used to tell me so; but it is strange that my voice never would suit any other, and a soprano less than any.
The high soprano notes of the future Queen of Song rang through the house as he spoke.
Side by side they would sit, and the old man's face would lose its drawn look, and light up, as her clear young soprano pealed out over the din, urging this player to shoot, that to kick some opponent in the face; or describing the referee in no uncertain terms as a reincarnation of the late Mr Dick Turpin.
THE Sopranos is to be revived with a new prequel movie.
New Line Cinema studio -- a film production label of Warner Bros -- has bought the rights to the screenplay "The Many Saints of Network," written by Sopranos creator David Chase and television and cinema screenwriter Lawrence Konner.
As always, the choral society has attracted a group of internationallyknown, experienced and respected soloists - soprano Rachel Nicholls, widely recognised as one of the most exciting dramatic sopranos of her generation; mezzo-soprano Alexandra Gibson, who is particularly feted for her interpretation of Baroque music; baritone David Wilson-Johnson, whose 40-year career has spanned major opera houses, orchestras and festivals world-wide; and tenor John Mark Ainsley, a visiting professor at the Royal Academy of Music and past winner of the Royal Philharmonic Society Singer Award.
So much has been written about The Sopranos (1)--with several volumes of collected essays appearing in the decade and a half since its premiere in 1999 (2)--that the need for yet another book may not be obvious.
It serves as a tribute to Tony Soprano, the main character of "The Sopranos" played by the late James Gandolfini, who died on June 19, 2013.
com)-- Sopranos Dueling Piano Bar announces an event to raise money (and toys) for the Humane Society of Broward County.
James Gandolfini brought his hard-working ethic and the sensitivity of a sad child to his most memorable role as Mob boss Tony Soprano on the hit television series The Sopranos, friends recalled at the actor's funeral in New York on Thursday.
JAMES Gandolfini, who has died at the tragically early age of 51, was the star of the greatest TV series of all time - The Sopranos.
Furthermore, she paved the way for sopranos to venture into differing styles of singing.
So most pants roles are sung by light lyric sopranos or light lyric mezzo-sopranos, though they can be found among all the female voice categories--except the dramatic soprano.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Egyptian soprano Fatma Said won the 7th Leyla Gencer Voice Competition on Thursday night, marking a big night for sopranos in the annual competition's 2012 finals held at ystanbul's historic Aya yrini Museum.