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Maxim Mironov proves capable of handling the high tenor tessitura while suavely sashaying with his scarf.
In the premiere of this work, Cycles of My Being by composer Tyshawn Sorey and poet Terrance Hayes, Brownlee repurposed his remarkably solid middle-high tessitura to angst-ridden ends.
Hye Jung Lee carried off the high tessitura of Ah Sing, Paul Appleby was a buoyantly brutal Joe, Elliot Madore’s Ramón was best in his romantic duet with Josefa.
The dearth of tenors capable of doing justice to the murderously high tessitura of Orphee, a role written for high French tenor (haut-contre), helps to explain why the Paris version of Gluck’s masterpiece is seldom performed.
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Origin and Etymology of tessitura
First Known Use: 1875See Words from the same year
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