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14:54 Feb 16, 2010
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Art/Literary - Music
English term or phrase: range
Definition from essentialsofmusic.com:
Distance between the lowest and highest tones of a melody, an instrument or a voice. This span can be generally described as narrow, medium or wide in range.

Example sentence(s):
  • We are trying to remedy that here with the chart below, in which the frequency markings strung out along the bottom baseline are related to the frequency ranges shown above them of the various instruments in an orchestra. psb Speakers
  • A range of four to four and one half octaves (47-56 bells) is most desirable since almost all carillon music can be played on such an instrument (by comparison, a piano has 88 notes, while an organ keyboard has 61). The Carillon as a Musical Instrument
  • Many instruments have their range as part of their name: soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, baritone horn, alto flute, bass flute, alto recorder, bass guitar, etc. Wikipedia
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Definition from Gran Enciclopèdia Catalana:
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3 Extensió que comprèn normalment cadascun dels tipus de veu humana. Registre de 'soprano', de tenor.

Example sentence(s):
  • La sonoritat d'aquest instrument, afinat també en Sib, adquireix unes qualitats òptimes, especialment en el registre greu, on a la seva potència sonora s'afegeixen les seves possibilitats tècniques i expressives: agilitat, homogeneïtat sonora..., així com les característiques dinàmiques que li permeten des dels expressius pianíssimo fins als potents fortes. - Xarxa Telemàtica Educativa de Catalunya  
  • Hom dóna el nom de contralt a les cantants que tenen el registre més greu de la veu femenina, que abasta del sol2 al fa4. Són les cantants que arriben a les notes més greus. - Viquipèdia  
  • Objectius generals del cicle d'animació musical: - Conèixer les possibilitats sonores dels instruments quant a registres, matisos, expressivitat, etc. - ATOT Música i teatre per a nens i jove  
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