Definition of Tenor

Tenor n. means: Stamp; character; nature.

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Tenor n. means: Stamp; character; nature.

Meaning of Tenor

Tenor (n.) means: Stamp; character; nature.

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Counter tenor (): One of the middle parts in music, between the tenor and the treble; high tenor.

Alto (n.): Formerly the part sung by the highest male, or counter-tenor, voices; now the part sung by the lowest female, or contralto, voices, between in tenor and soprano. In instrumental music it now signifies the tenor.

Taille (n.): The French name for the tenor voice or part; also, for the tenor viol or viola.

Tenor (n.): A person who sings the tenor, or the instrument that play it.

Corno di bassetto (): A tenor clarinet; -- called also basset horn, and sometimes confounded with the English horn, which is a tenor oboe.

Tenor (n.): Stamp; character; nature.

Contratenor (n.): Counter tenor; contralto.

Bassetto (n.): A tenor or small bass viol.

Univocal (n.): Having always the same drift or tenor; uniform; certain; regular.

Homotonous (a.): Of the same tenor or tone; equable; without variation.

Purport (n.): Design or tendency; meaning; import; tenor.

Contraindicate (v. t.): To indicate, as by a symptom, some method of treatment contrary to that which the general tenor of the case would seem to require.

Keep (v. t.): To cause to remain in a given situation or condition; to maintain unchanged; to hold or preserve in any state or tenor.

Canto (n.): The highest vocal part; the air or melody in choral music; anciently the tenor, now the soprano.

Tenor (n.): A state of holding on in a continuous course; manner of continuity; constant mode; general tendency; course; career.

Baritone (n.): A male voice, the compass of which partakes of the common bass and the tenor, but which does not descend as low as the one, nor rise as high as the other.

Contralto (n.): The part sung by the highest male or lowest female voices; the alto or counter tenor.

Tenor (n.): An exact copy of a writing, set forth in the words and figures of it. It differs from purport, which is only the substance or general import of the instrument.

Mean (n.): A part, whether alto or tenor, intermediate between the soprano and base; a middle part.

Tone (n.): Tenor; character; spirit; drift; as, the tone of his remarks was commendatory.

Tenor (n.): That course of thought which holds on through a discourse; the general drift or course of thought; purport; intent; meaning; understanding.

Thread (n.): Fig.: Something continued in a long course or tenor; a,s the thread of life, or of a discourse.

Uniformly (adv.): In a uniform manner; without variation or diversity; by a regular, constant, or common ratio of change; with even tenor; as, a temper uniformly mild.

Sing (v. i.): To utter sounds with musical inflections or melodious modulations of voice, as fancy may dictate, or according to the notes of a song or tune, or of a given part (as alto, tenor, etc.) in a chorus or concerted piece.

Tenor (n.): The higher of the two kinds of voices usually belonging to adult males; hence, the part in the harmony adapted to this voice; the second of the four parts in the scale of sounds, reckoning from the base, and originally the air, to which the other parts were auxillary.

Part (n.): One of the different melodies of a concerted composition, which heard in union compose its harmony; also, the music for each voice or instrument; as, the treble, tenor, or bass part; the violin part, etc.

Uniformity (n.): The quality or state of being uniform; freedom from variation or difference; resemblance to itself at all times; sameness of action, effect, etc., under like conditions; even tenor; as, the uniformity of design in a poem; the uniformity of nature.

Counter (adv.): Same as Contra. Formerly used to designate any under part which served for contrast to a principal part, but now used as equivalent to counter tenor.

Bratsche (n.): The tenor viola, or viola.

Unity (n.): In dramatic composition, one of the principles by which a uniform tenor of story and propriety of representation are preserved; conformity in a composition to these; in oratory, discourse, etc., the due subordination and reference of every part to the development of the leading idea or the eastablishment of the main proposition.

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Meaning of Counter tenor

Counter tenor means: One of the middle parts in music, between the tenor and the treble; high tenor.

Meaning of Alto

Alto means: Formerly the part sung by the highest male, or counter-tenor, voices; now the part sung by the lowest female, or contralto, voices, between in tenor and soprano. In instrumental music it now signifies the tenor.

Meaning of Taille

Taille means: The French name for the tenor voice or part; also, for the tenor viol or viola.

Meaning of Tenor

Tenor means: A person who sings the tenor, or the instrument that play it.

Meaning of Corno di bassetto

Corno di bassetto means: A tenor clarinet; -- called also basset horn, and sometimes confounded with the English horn, which is a tenor oboe.

Meaning of Tenor

Tenor means: Stamp; character; nature.

Meaning of Contratenor

Contratenor means: Counter tenor; contralto.

Meaning of Bassetto

Bassetto means: A tenor or small bass viol.

Meaning of Univocal

Univocal means: Having always the same drift or tenor; uniform; certain; regular.

Meaning of Homotonous

Homotonous means: Of the same tenor or tone; equable; without variation.

Meaning of Purport

Purport means: Design or tendency; meaning; import; tenor.

Meaning of Contraindicate

Contraindicate means: To indicate, as by a symptom, some method of treatment contrary to that which the general tenor of the case would seem to require.

Meaning of Keep

Keep means: To cause to remain in a given situation or condition; to maintain unchanged; to hold or preserve in any state or tenor.

Meaning of Canto

Canto means: The highest vocal part; the air or melody in choral music; anciently the tenor, now the soprano.

Meaning of Tenor

Tenor means: A state of holding on in a continuous course; manner of continuity; constant mode; general tendency; course; career.

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