basso cantante

noun
basso can·tan·te | \ -kən-ˈtan-tē ; -(ˌ)kän-ˈtän-tē , -ˈtän-ˌtā \
plural bassi cantanti\-kən-ˈtan-(ˌ)tē, -(ˌ)kän-ˈtän- \

Definition of basso cantante 

: a bass voice with a well-developed upper range a basso cantante … he combines baritone agility with bass sonority and boomTime — compare basso profundo

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History and Etymology for basso cantante

Italian, literally, singing bass

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