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- A countertenor (also contra tenor) is a type of cl****ical male singing voice whose vocal range is equivalent to that of the female contralto or mezzo-soprano...
- range reaching the soprano high C. Countertenor range: The countertenor is the highest male voice. Many countertenor singers perform roles originally written...
- rare; similar to the mezzo-soprano, and almost identical to that of a countertenor, typically between the F below middle C (F3 in scientific pitch notation)...
- David Daniels (born 12 March 1966) is an American countertenor. Daniels was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the son of two singing teachers. He began...
- determining singers' vocal ranges. There are exceptions, as in opera, where countertenors employ falsetto and coloratura sopranos use the whistle register; notes...
- David Hansen (born 6 October 1981) is an Australian countertenor. Hansen was born in Sydney, Australia, and attended St Andrew's Cathedral School and Newington...
- III and Mary II. Growing interest in Baroque music and the rise of the countertenor contributed to the work's re-entry into the repertoire. The opera received...
- Tim Mead (born 1981 in Chelmsford) is an English countertenor. Tim Mead was born in Chelmsford, Es**** and began singing as a treble in the choir of Chelmsford...
- Voice type Female Soprano Mezzo-soprano Contralto Male Countertenor Tenor Baritone B**** v t e...
- "female" vocal ranges, in which case they are termed sopranist or countertenor. The countertenor is commonly encountered in opera, sometimes singing parts written...
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