For sites explaining the way singing voices are categorized by range and other criteria.
(Un)official Countertenor Homepage, The
Directory of mini biographies of countertenors. Other music links.
History of the Tenor Voice
Paper from the first international conference on Physiology and Acoustics of Singing (PAS), held in the Netherlands in 2002.
Special Considerations in the Training of the Bass Singer
Page from VoiceTeacher.com defines differences between basso profundo, basso cantablie (or lyrical bass), and bass-baritone.
Urban Dictionary: Contralto
Offers several informal definitions contributed by submitters.
Voice Definitions and Ranges
Explains how the names of polyphonic parts were adapted to identify voice types, with emphasis on the tenor and countertenor.
Defines the singing range as lower than tenor but higher than bass, with subclassifications including lyric, bel canto and dramatic.
Lengthy article describes vocal quality and typical range for subtypes from coloratura to dramatic, with a list of soprano roles in the operatic and musical theater repertoire.
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