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a male singer
baritone, baritone voicenoun
the second lowest adult male singing voice
baritone, baritone hornadjective
the second lowest brass wind instrument
lower in range than tenor and higher than bass
"a baritone voice"; "baritone oboe"
The male voice between tenor and bass
The musical range between tenor and bass
A person, instrument, or group that performs in the range between tenor and bass
Specifically, a brass instrument similar to the euphonium.
Etymology: From βαρύτονος, from βαρύς + τόνος.
A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice-types. The term originates from the Greek βαρύτονος (barýtonos), meaning "heavy sounding". Composers typically write music for this voice in the range from the second F below middle C to the F above middle C (i.e. F2–F4) in choral music, and from the second A below middle C to the A above middle C (A2 to A4) in operatic music, but the range can extend at either end. Subtypes of baritone include the baryton-Martin baritone (light baritone), lyric baritone, Kavalierbariton, Verdi baritone, dramatic baritone, baryton-noble baritone, and the bass-baritone.
grave and deep, as a kind of male voice
not marked with an accent on the last syllable, the grave accent being understood
a male voice, the compass of which partakes of the common bass and the tenor, but which does not descend as low as the one, nor rise as high as the other
a person having a voice of such range
the viola di gamba, now entirely disused
a word which has no accent marked on the last syllable, the grave accent being understood
A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice types. It is the most common male voice. Originally from the Greek βαρύτονος, meaning deep sounding, music for this voice is typically written in the range from the second F below middle C to the F above middle C in choral music, and from the second G below middle C to the G above middle C
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
bar′i-tōn. Same as Barytone.
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The numerical value of baritone in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of baritone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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