What are the male voice ranges?

Female voices
  • Soprano.
  • Mezzo-soprano.
  • Contralto.
  • Countertenor.
  • Tenor.
  • Baritone.
  • Bass.
  • The voice from childhood to adulthood.

What is the name of the lowest male singing voice?

Vocal range
VoiceDescriptionFamous examples
alto (contralto)a high male or low female voiceJanet Baker, Kathleen Ferrier
tenora high male voicePavarotti, Placido Domingo, Jeff Buckley
baritonea medium male voiceBryn Terfel, Elvis Presley
bassthe lowest male voiceWillard White, Paul Robeson, Barry White
  • What is the highest male voice type?

    Major Category – Voice Types by Range and Tessitura
    • Soprano is the highest female voice type.
    • Mezzo-Soprano is the second highest female voice type.
    • Contralto is the lowest female voice type.
    • Tenor is the highest male voice type you will find in a typical choir.
    • Baritone is the most common male voice type.
  • What is the average person's vocal range?

    As a rule of thumb, usable range is typically about two octaves. It's usually less for an untrained singer, possibly more for a trained singer. Falsetto can add another fifth or more to a male voice -- a generous estimate would have it adding no more than an octave.
  • Who can sing the highest note in the world?

    Lowest and Highest Sung Notes – Guinness World Record. The piano has 88 keys, the highest note playable is a high C, often referred to as C8. For a long time, Maria Carey was credited with the highest note – a G7 during a 2003 rendition of the Star Spangled Banner.

What are the types of male singing voices?

There are basically 3 voice types for females and 4 voice types for males in the realm of classical singing, and they are as follows:
  • 1) Male Voices – Countertenor, Tenor, Baritone, Bass.
  • 2) Female Voices – Soprano, Mezzo Soprano, Contralto.
  • What is a low female voice?

    Katherine Jenkins is a mezzo-soprano. Contralto. Also known as alto, the contralto is the lowest female voice and a true operatic contralto is rare, so much so that roles intended for this voice type often go to mezzo-sopranos. The typical contralto range lies between F3 (just below A3) and F5, just above A5.
  • What are the different vocal styles?

    Definition and background: Term that distinguishes one style of vocal music from another. Among the many different vocal styles, there are: sacred, secular, Baroque, Classical, Renaissance, Romantic, solo, choral, operatic, madrigal, jazz, pop., etc.
  • What is the range of a bass?

    Bass (vocal range) A bass is a type of male singing voice and possesses the lowest vocal range of all voice types. According to The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, a bass is typically classified as having a range extending from around the second E below middle C to the E above middle C (i.e., E2–E4).

Updated: 30th September 2018

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