Definition of 'tenor'
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We can sing classical music as a bass and tenor. The Sun (2009)Now he is learning the tenor saxophone so he can play more jazz. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is a heavy role for a lyric tenor. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Already in the search for a third sensational tenor one must come to grief. A TALE OF FOUR HOUSES: Opera at Covent Garden, La Scala, Vienna and the Met since 1945 (2003)He possessed a fine tenor voice and had an abiding love of church music. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You need to know that being a tenor is just part of who you are. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The voice of any fine Italian tenor has sunlight in it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The popular Italian tenor offers arias and ballads. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Italian tenor performs arias and romantic ballads. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Popular Italian tenor sings opera arias and throbbing ballads. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Bad provincial Italian tenor habits creep in at times. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Munich audience demanded tenor and soprano back again and again for their curtain calls. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He followed with his one-man duet where he sang both soprano and tenor. CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)It destroyed his tenor voice and his familiar cracked, husky tones took over. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In the world of opera, it is rarely frowned upon if sopranos or tenors sport a few extra pounds. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was the general tenor. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I like a good tenor singer. The Sun (2007)I've gone from a tenor to a baritone. The Sun (2010)A rumbling baritone backdrop to the tenor and soprano F1 motors. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Nor did the Czech tenor and bass give us the full Verdi. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's like they've turned from a bass into a tenor. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Popular Italian tenor cruises through arias and Neapolitan songs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The world's two top tenors sing in London tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But then rivalry between highly strung tenors (or sopranos ) is hardly new. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is the most Italian of his tenor roles, so it was important for me to do it now. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'tenor'
British English: tenor /ˈtɛnə/ NOUN
A tenor is a male singer with a fairly high voice.
... the legendary Italian tenor.
- American English: tenor
- Arabic: مُغَنٍّ تينور
- Brazilian Portuguese: tenor
- Chinese: 男高音
- Croatian: tenor
- Czech: tenor
- Danish: tenor
- Dutch: tenor
- European Spanish: tenor
- Finnish: tenori
- French: ténor
- German: Tenor
- Greek: τενόρος
- Italian: tenore
- Japanese: テノール
- Korean: 테너
- Norwegian: tenor
- Polish: tenor
- European Portuguese: tenor
- Romanian: tenor
- Russian: тенор
- Spanish: tenor
- Swedish: tenor
- Thai: เสียงสูงรองลงมาจากเสียงสูงสุด
- Turkish: tenor
- Ukrainian: тенор
- Vietnamese: giọng nam cao
British English: tenor ADJECTIVE
A tenor saxophone or other musical instrument has a range of notes that are of a fairly low pitch.
...one of the best tenor sax players ever.
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