- the range of a male voice between tenor and bass
- a voice or singer with such a range
- an instrument with a similar range within its family, as a baritone saxophone
- a part for such a voice or instrument
- a valved brass instrument of the saxhorn family pitched in B? and often used in brass bands
Origin of baritoneItalian baritono from Classical Greek barytonos, deep-toned from barys, heavy, deep (see grave) + tonos, tone
of, for, or having the range of a baritone
- a. A male singer or voice with a range higher than a bass and lower than a tenor.b. An instrument that sounds within this range.c. A vocal or instrumental part written in this range.
- A valved brass instrument similar to but larger than the euphonium.
Origin of baritoneItalian baritono from Greek barutonos deep sounding barus heavy ; see gwerə-1 in Indo-European roots. tonos tone ; see tone .
- The male voice between tenor and bass
- The musical range between tenor and bass
- A person, instrument, or group that performs in the range between tenor and bass
- Specifically, a brass instrument similar to the euphonium, but with a cylindrical bore instead of a conical one.
- (linguistics) Alternative form of barytone..
- If the lower section of a musical group is divided into two parts, they are called tenor and bass. If the section is divided into three groups, they are called tenor, baritone, and bass.
- beration, borinate, obtainer, reobtain
From Ancient Greek βαρύτονος (barutonos), from βαρύς (barus, “heavy”) + τόνος (tonos, “tone”).