Farther back was old Mail with the altos and supernumeraries.
Divide into two groups, three sopranos and two altos in each group.
Leaning towards her, Ulick whispered, "The altos are not quite in tune."
It was the altos that were wrong when you heard the 'Missa Brevis.'
The cavalcade then got under weigh, and commenced winding up the rugged path that led toward the ‘Altos,’ or Puna heights.
But though the difficulty of the trebles and the altos was always the difficulty of his choir, it no longer seemed insuperable.
But the altos had not the true alto quality; they were trebles singing in the lower register of their voices.
But he would not be consoled, and when he mentioned that the altos were out of tune, Ulick looked at Evelyn.
Then the pale, etiolated voices of the nuns, the wailing of these weak voices—there were three altos, three sopranos—began again.
Select ten young ladies who are good singers—six sopranos and four altos.