Found 4 items, similar to alto.
English → Indonesian
alto, nada tinggi, suara wanita terendah
Indonesian → English
English → English
adj 1: of or being the lowest female voice [syn: contralto
2: of or being the highest male voice; having a range above
that of tenor [syn: countertenor
3: (of a musical instrument) second highest member of a group;
“alto clarinet or recorder”
n 1: a singer whose voice lies in the alto clef
2: the lowest female singing voice [syn: contralto
3: the highest adult male singing voice [syn: countertenor
4: the pitch range of the lowest female voice
English → English
, n. [It. See Viol
An instrument in form and use resembling the violin, but
larger, and a fifth lower in compass.
Viola da braccio
[It., viol for the arm], the tenor viol,
or viola, a fifth lower than the violin. Its part is
written in the alto clef, hence it is sometimes called the
Viola da gamba
[It., viol for the leg], an instrument
resembling the viola, but larger, and held between the
knees. It is now rarely used.
Viola da spalla
[It., viol for the shoulder], an instrument
formerly used, resembling the viola, and intermediate in
size between the viola and the viola da gamba.
Viola di amore
[It., viol of love: cf. F. viole d'amour], a
viol, larger than the viola, having catgut strings upon,
and brass or steel wires under, the keyboard. These,
sounding sympathetically with the strings, yield a
peculiarly soft and silvery sound. It is now seldom used.
1. high in pitch or frequency; -- used of sounds and voices.
Opposite of low
. [Narrower terms: adenoidal, pinched, nasal
; countertenor, alto
; peaky, spiky
; shrill, sharp
screaky, screechy, squeaking, squeaky, squealing
2. set at a sharp or high angle or slant; as, a high-pitched
Syn: steeply pitched, steep.