Music the register that encompasses most of the notes of a specific composition or part, esp. for the voice; also, a voice in relation to such a register
Origin of tessituraIt, literally , texture ; from Classical Latin textura, texture
The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
Origin of tessituraItalian, from Latin text&umacron;ra, web, structure; see texture.
From Italian tessitura.