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  soprano. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The coloratura has a great range and impressive vocal agility; the lyric soprano has a light, pretty voice; and the dramatic soprano has a sustained power suitable for operatic roles.
The voices of boys who have not reached puberty are generally in the soprano range and replace women’s voices in some church choirs.
The highest-pitched member of various families of instruments is termed soprano, e.g., soprano saxophone.
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  Soprano - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word "soprano" generally refers to a female singer of this highest vocal range and to her voice.
More generally, a soprano is a relatively high-pitched member of a group of similar instruments (for example, the soprano saxophone).
soprano and the mezzo soprano: a Dugazon is a darker-colored soubrette, a Falcon a darker-colored soprano drammatico.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Soprano   (479 words)

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In music, a soprano is a singer with a voice ranging approximately from middle C to the A a thirteenth above middle C (above the treble clef).
Boy singers whose voices have not changed are known either as "boy sopranos" or, in the Anglican and English Catholic traditions, as trebles.
More generally, a soprano is the highest member of a group of similar instruments (for example, the soprano saxophone).
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 Mezzo-soprano - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A mezzo-soprano (meaning "half soprano" in Italian) is a female singer with a range usually extending from the A below middle C to the A two octaves above (i.e.
Mezzo-sopranos generally have a darker (or richer) vocal tone than sopranos, and their voice type sits between the soprano and the contralto.
To earn this classification however, she must be able to reach the D and even E above Soprano C, as well as the corresponding note below Middle C, thus possessing a three-octave range.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mezzo-soprano   (454 words)

Soprano are invisible to the listeners in the sweet spot and in virtually any off-axis position
The Soprano's inner structure consists of a super dense composite medium, which is layered, braced, and bonded with a space-age, high-tech polymer-based adhesive.
The Soprano supplies the consumer with full range sound reproduction, and is augmented in the extreme low frequencies by the addition of the Baritone, reference subwoofers or the duel Basso passive Subwoofer which enables you to use a single amplification for the system.
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 HBO: Tony Soprano, played by James Gandolfini: The Sopranos
As the acting boss of the DiMeo family, Anthony Soprano heads the most powerful criminal organization in New Jersey.
A second-generation wise guy, he's the son of the late Johnny Boy Soprano, a DiMeo capo who brought his boy into his profession and showed him the ropes.
Discuss Tony Soprano on the Sopranos Bulletin Board.
www.hbo.com /sopranos/cast/character/tony_soprano.shtml   (647 words)

 Oksana Krovytska, Soprano
During the 1996 summer, the soprano appeared with NYCO as Mimi at the Saratoga Festival and as Micaela in Carmenwith the OpernAir Festival in Austria.
There was absolutely nothing resembling shrillness in the notes of this soprano and she is to be commended for the effort and the sincerity of her entire performance.
Ukrainian soprano O.K. was the picture of saintly tragedy as Yaroslavna, and she used her stratospheric soprano to celestial effect." / The Westsider (1994)-"...she was splendidly in her element as Igor's perpetually grieving wife, Yaroslavna.
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 Encyclopédie :: encyclopedia : Soprano   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Il existe également des voix de sopranos masculines : les castrats des périodes baroque et classique ; les garçons avant leur puberté.
Le soprano lyrique — soprano lirico en italien — est une sous-catégorie de soprano occupant la place intermédiaire entre le type précédent et le suivant, tant du point de vue de l'agilité que de celui de la puissance.
Le soprano dramatique — ou falcon, du nom d'une cantatrice du XIX
www.encyclopedie.cc /Soprano   (688 words)

 Voice Definitions and Ranges
They all meant the same thing, that is, a line of polyphony between cantus (canto, soprano) and tenor (teneur or taille in French), usually written in a clef a 3d apart from the tenor.
Most alto parts were given to falsettists or "high tenors" (category 1), and soprano parts to castrati; but, "to avoid confusion" falsettists were often called "alti" or "voci naturali" to distinguish them from castrati singing alto.
Of course these ranges only represent averages, and there is the added problem that the castrati ranges come from contemporary evidence, and it is not clear what pitch people were thinking of when naming ranges, so you may have to move the ranges down a semitone or two.
www.medieval.org /emfaq/misc/voices.html   (1397 words)

 Lisa Forstmann, soprano
Soprano Lisa Forstmann was hailed by The Dallas Morning News as having a "creamy voice; she has a nice, dignified stage presence as well."
"The pathos was strong, particularly because of the Amelia of Dallas soprano Lisa Forstmann.
In 1996, this talented young soprano auditioned for Southern Methodist University's opera theater, and instantly received a vocal scholarship and was offered the leading soprano role in their production of The Merry Widow in the same year.
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 ZNet |Iraq | Tony Soprano And Iraq
As the Sopranos return to the airwaves for a new season, the likeable Lorraine Bracco who plays show shrink Dr, Melfi was on the Colbert report suggesting that the HBO drama has one social value-its shows violence as it really functions in our culture.
Its mad and maddening, but it seems the logic for the war has left the world of the rational entering the realm of the deranged and irrational.
And that's where the Sopranos' shrink, Dr. Melfi might come in with an offer of group therapy for the war makers and all those "pragmatic" Democrats who enable them and/or are in co-dependency relationships with their policies.
www.zmag.org /content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=15&ItemID=9899   (2281 words)

 The Sopranos news photos filming locations and Sopranos trivia by New Jersey's biggest fan Soprano Sue
The Sopranos News pages responsibility is to keep the fans informed of upcoming Sopranos related events and Soprano news worthy items.
One day I realized that I really should bring a camera, and show the world how great the Sopranos and the crew are but also to give some insight into the logistics involved in the production of the best television show ever made.
The Sopranos and all related characters are property of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, Sopranos Production, Inc. Chase Films and Home Box office, a Division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P. Soprano Sue’s Sightings is fan produced and is no way associated with the aforementioned companies.
www.sopranosuessightings.com   (684 words)

 HBO: The Sopranos
Keep track of your favorite Sopranos cast members with the HBO Buzz.
The Sopranos: The Complete Book hardcover edition offers the final word on the making of the revolutionary TV series.
Old and new Soprano family members gather for the world premiere of the final episodes.
www.hbo.com /sopranos   (207 words)

 Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (Soprano) - Short Biography
The celebrated German-born English soprano, (Olga Maria) Elisabeth (Friederike) Schwarzkopf, was the daughter of Friedrich Schwarzkopf and his wife, Elisabeth Fröhling.
Elisabeth's mother demanded that her daughter be transferred, and Elisabeth began studying with a Dr. Egonolf, who was convinced of Elisabeth's potential as a coloratura soprano.
Today, she lives relatively quietly in her home in Zürich, visited by friends and a few pupils, but she still appears in public whenever she can.
www.bach-cantatas.com /Bio/Schwarzkopf-Elisabeth.htm   (818 words)

 Thermaltake Soprano Case VB1000SWS w/ Window - Silver
The Thermaltake Soprano features an ultra classy design with badda-bing styling cues highlighting the entire case.
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The Thermaltake Soprano might not be able to make you ziti, however you will see just why Thermaltake owners call each other Family.
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 Sopranoland - Top-Ranked Sopranos Fan Site - As Seen on E! True Hollywood Story
Sopranoland has all the info on The Sopranos, the dysfunctional New Jersey family that everyone's talking about.
Don't forget, The Sopranos First Five Seasons are available on DVD.
Please Note: The Sopranos and all related characters are the property of Brillstein-Grey Entertainment, Soprano Productions, Inc., Chase Films and Home Box Office, a Division of Time Warner Entertainment Company, L.P. Sopranoland is fan produced and is in no way associated with the aforementioned companies.
www.sopranoland.com   (415 words)

 The bald soprano - Gale - E-Docs - Eugene Ionesco's "The Bald Soprano": A Study Guide
The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco performed May 1968 "'The Bald Soprano'our Junior Class Play was a sublime comedy written by Eugene Ionesco.
The Bald Soprano is very accessible too--it is an easy read, The Bald Soprano has very little narrative similarity with the two short stories we
In The Bald Soprano, rationality is eclipsed by human energy.
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 Singer Jokes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
If you threw a violist and a soprano off a cliff, which one would hit the ground first?
The soprano would have to stop halfway down to ask directions.
One to change the bulb and three to pull the chair out from under her.
www.c4vct.com /kym/humor/singers.htm   (554 words)

 Soprano   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Term used to describe the highest pitched vocal range, usually produced by a female voice, but occasionally produced men's and boys' voices of the soprano range.
The range of the soprano is from about C above the treble clef to middle C.
See Coloratura; Lyric Soprano; Lirico Spinto; Dramatic Soprano.
www.music.vt.edu /musicdictionary/texts/Soprano.html   (50 words)

 "The Sopranos" (1999)
Modern day morality tale about New Jersey mob boss Tony Soprano, as he deals with personal and professional issues in his home and business life.
Discuss this title with other users on IMDb message board for "The Sopranos" (1999)
How Will The Sopranos Go Down in History?
www.imdb.com /title/tt0141842   (436 words)

 Learn more about Soprano in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 MVKTech - NVIDIA GeForce 7950 GX2, ATI Radeon X1950 XTX - Thermaltake Soprano Mid-Tower Case
Thermaltake has a sleek new mid-tower performance case that has an elegant look and beautiful glossy finish called the Soprano.
The Soprano sport's a curvy front bezel which offers a double hinged door design that allows the user to open the front bezel in two ways.
The first door allows the user to have instant access to his or her devices, while the second door opens up for quick and convenient removal and installation of the drive bay devices.
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 Soprano - LoveToKnow 1911
Male soprani, either natural or artificially produced, as formerly in the castrati of the papal choirs (see EUNUCH), are also found.
The female voice whose range is intermediate between that of a soprano or a contralto is termed "mezzo-soprano."
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