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adjective as in alto

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'My Lord, What a Night'Two gifted originals in divergent pursuits — music and physics — come together in this Ford’s Theatre production, based on the true story of the friendship between contralto Marian Anderson and scientist Albert Einstein.

That is not an instrument for the production of tones in the contralto compass.

What she sang he did not know, but her deep contralto, holding heaven in its tones, he both knew and understood.

The contralto and I were talking about it one day on the train and saying how glad we should be to get away from it.

With that there smote on our ears the sounds of two voices in altercation outside—one a woman's high contralto.

Through the warm air, heavy with the perfume of flowers, floated the contralto voice of Dolores.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to contralto, such as: deep, low, and low-pitched.

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