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Definition of Counter tenor

counter tenor
2. (Mus.) Same as Contra. Formerly used to designate any under part which served for contrast to a principal part, but now used as equivalent to counter tenor. 3. (Far.) The breast, or that part of a horse between the shoulders and under the neck. 4. The back leather or heel part of a boot.
Counter tenor
Counter tenor Coun"ter ten`or (t?n`?r). [OF. contreteneur. Cf. Contratenor, and see Tenor a part in music.] (Mus.) One of the middle parts in music, between the tenor and the treble; high tenor. Counter-tenor clef (Mus.), the C clef when placed on the third line; -- also called alto clef.

Meaning of Counter tenor from wikipedia

- Modern-day ensembles such as The Tallis Scholars and The Sixteen have counter-tenors on alto parts in works of this period. There is no evidence that falsetto...
- York City-based composer, musician, performer, multimedia artist, and counter tenor. The New York Times describes his exhibit 'Negrogothic' as "a bracing...
- also ****ociated with the countertenor voice and therefore called the counter-tenor (or countertenor) clef. A vestige of this survives in Sergei Prokofiev's...
- Jackman is a UK choral director, composer and arranger, and formerly a counter-tenor of the King's Singers. Jackman was a chorister at St Paul's Cathedral...
- Katie Jeffries-Harris (Alto 1) Barnaby Smith (Counter-tenor 2) Blake Morgan (Tenor 1) Sam Dressel (Tenor 2) Christopher Moore (Baritone) Jonathan Pacey...
- tenor, baritone and string quartet Faerie Tales (2008) for counter tenor, tenor and piano A Whorl of Knowings Dim and Bright (2004) for counter tenor...
- Sytse Buwalda (born 1965) is a Dutch counter-tenor. Buwalda studied at the Sweelinck School of Music (Conservatorium van Amsterdam) in Amsterdam and has...
- violin solo part of Wilhelmj's arrangement is sometimes pla**** on the counter-tenor violoncello. As a result of the po****rity of the piece, on the G string...
- Bostridge (English tenor), Sarah Brightman (English soprano), Alfred Deller (English counter-tenor), Anthony Rolfe Johnson (English tenor), John Langstaff...
- Jürgen Banholzer is a German counter-tenor and musicologist. He studied at the Conservatoire national supérieur de musique et de danse de Lyon and the...
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