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Sopranos (Singers)


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    • found: Work cat.: Norman, Jessye. Stand up straight and sing!, 2014:p. xi (young soprano who was making her operatic debut)
    • found: Britannica online, Oct. 24, 2016(Jessye Norman, American opera singer; American operatic soprano, one of the finest of her day)
    • found: LCSH, Oct. 24, 2016(Sopranos (Singers). BT Singers)
    • found: Merriam-Webster dictionary online, Oct. 24, 2016(soprano, plural sopranos: 1 : the highest singing voice of women or boys and formerly of castrati; also : a person having this voice. 2 : the highest voice part in a 4-part chorus. 3 : a member of a family of instruments having the highest range)
    • found: Oxford dictionaries website, Oct. 24, 2016(soprano 1 The highest singing voice. 1.1 A female or boy singer with a soprano voice. 1.2 A part written for a soprano voice. 2 [usually as modifier] An instrument of a high or the highest pitch in its family)
    • found: Cambridge dictionary website, Oct. 24, 2016(soprano plural sopranos: a woman's or young boy's singing voice in the highest range, or a person or musical instrument with this range)
    • found: Collins English dictionary online, Oct. 24, 2016(soprano noun plural -pranos or -prani: 1. the highest adult female voice, having a range approximately from middle C to the A a thirteenth above it 2. the voice of a young boy before puberty 3. a singer with such a voice 4. the highest part of a piece of harmony 5. a. the highest or second highest instrument in a family of instruments b. (as modifier) => a soprano saxophone; sopranist: another name for soprano)
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