alto tenor


Definition of alto tenor

: a boy's voice during the changing period which, while encompassing a limited tenor range, is neither alto nor tenor in tone quality and range

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First Known Use of alto tenor

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Alto tenor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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