Soprano vs. Tenor

Soprano vs. Tenor — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Soprano and Tenor

Sopranonoun

Musical part or section higher in pitch than alto and other sections.

Tenornoun

(music) Musical range or section higher than bass and lower than alto.

Sopranonoun

Person or instrument that performs the soprano part.

Tenornoun

A person, instrument, or group that performs in the tenor higher than bass and lower than alto range.

Sopranoverb

To sing or utter with high pitch, like a soprano singer.

Tenornoun

Musical part or section that holds or performs the main melody, as opposed to the contratenor bassus and contratenor altus, who perform countermelodies.

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Sopranonoun

a female singer

Tenornoun

The lowest tuned in a ring of bells.

Sopranonoun

the highest female voice; the voice of a boy before puberty

Tenornoun

Tone, as of a conversation.

Sopranonoun

the pitch range of the highest female voice

Tenornoun

(obsolete) duration; continuance; a state of holding on in a continuous course; general tendency; career.

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Sopranoadjective

having or denoting a high range;

soprano voicesoprano saxthe boy still had a fine treble voicethe treble clef

Tenornoun

(linguistics) The subject in a metaphor to which attributes are ascribed.

Tenornoun

(finance) Time to maturity of a bond.

Tenornoun

Stamp; character; nature.

Tenornoun

(legal) An exact copy of a writing, set forth in the words and figures of it. It differs from purport, which is only the substance or general import of the instrument.

Tenornoun

That course of thought which holds on through a discourse; the general drift or course of thought; purport; intent; meaning; understanding.

Tenornoun

An tenor saxophone

Tenoradjective

Of or pertaining to the tenor part or range.

He has a tenor voice.

Tenornoun

the adult male singing voice above baritone

Tenornoun

the pitch range of the highest male voice

Tenornoun

an adult male with a tenor voice

Tenornoun

pervading note of an utterance;

I could follow the general tenor of his argument

Tenoradjective

(of a musical instrument) intermediate between alto and baritone or bass;

a tenor sax

Tenoradjective

of or close in range to the highest natural adult male voice;

tenor voice