Examples of contralto in a Sentence
a duet performed by a soprano and a contralto
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Her unusual contralto voice opened doors to the Metropolitan Opera Co. and soloist performance at Carnegie Hall and Madison Square Garden.
Bullock's voice is deeply rich and richly deep, with both the qualities of Anderson's expressive contralto and Price's electrifying climaxes.
The Essex Serpentby Sarah Perry, narrated by Juanita McMahon McMahon’s plush contralto is the ideal vehicle for this historical novel set in late Victorian England.
On the surface, the music from the two icons couldn't be more different, with Dylan's sometimes (OK, usually) unintelligible, almost sotto voce mumble and fellow Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Staples' vibrant and still powerful contralto.
Her movements still retain the fluid lines of a dancer, and her voice has matured into a craggy contralto that penetrates the audio haze of a busy bar, but never farther than a few feet.
At 42, the contralto opera singer had performed to acclaim throughout the United States and Europe.
Caroline Unger, the contralto at the premiere, gets credit for turning the deaf Beethoven toward the wildly applauding audience, which gave five standing ovations.
Because Batton is a mezzo-soprano and contralto, her roles aren’t limited to younger character roles.
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Origin and Etymology of contralto
First Known Use: 1740See Words from the same year
CONTRALTO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of contralto for English Language Learners
: the lowest female singing voice; also : a female singer with such a voice
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