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noun 
  1. musical part or section higher than tenor and lower than soprano. Originally called contratenor altus, high countertenor, the part that performed a countermelody above the tenor or main melody.
  2. person or instrument that performs the alto part
Translations: 
  • Dutch: alt
  • French: alto
  • German: Alt (1,2)
Etymology: From Italian, alto, "high"


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