What is 1st tenor range?

A tenor is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the countertenor and baritone voice types. It is the highest male chest voice type. The tenor’s vocal range extends up to C5. The low extreme for tenors is widely defined to be B2, though some roles include an A♭2 (two A♭s below middle C).

What are the different types of tenors?

Within the tenor voice-type category are seven generally recognized subcategories: leggero tenor, lyric tenor, spinto tenor, dramatic tenor, heldentenor, Mozart tenor, and tenor buffo or spieltenor.

What is the rarest type of tenor?

Tenor Fächer: What Kind of Operatic Tenor Are You?

  • Eight main categories of operatic tenors are generally recognized (listed from light to dark): countertenor, leggero, tenor buffo or spieltenor, lyric, Mozart, spinto, dramatic, and heldentenor.
  • The rarest type of tenor is the countertenor.

What does tenor mean in chorus?

(Entry 1 of 2) 1a : the highest natural adult male singing voice also : a person having this voice. b : the voice part next to the lowest in a 4-part chorus.

Can a female be a tenor?

Yes, it’s possible. I’m a female who sings tenor. My range is C3-B4, with the occasional Ab2 or B2. I have sang with female “tenors”.

What is the average vocal range male?

Generally speaking, the average vocal range of males which is baritone is usually between 1.4-2 octaves. However more males are around the 1.4 octaves spectrum than on the higher 2 octaves spectrum, and the average range is between F2-G4 in the case of baritones.

What is the range of a tenor?

The tenor’s vocal range (in choral music) lies between C3, the C one octave below middle C, and A4, the A above middle C. In solo work, this range extends up to C5, or “tenor high C”.

What are the male voice ranges?

The voiced speech of a typical adult male will have a fundamental frequency from 85 to 180 Hz, and that of a typical adult female from 165 to 255 Hz. This range becomes much wider when singing, so that would be your average pitch or frequency when talking.

What are the types of vocal quality?

Vocal pedagogues generally consider four main qualities of a human voice when attempting to classify it: vocal range, tessitura, timbre, and vocal transition points known as passaggio.