What Is The Difference Between "Tenor" and "Singer"? "He is a celebrated Italian tenor and one of the most popular vocal performers in the world!" Are the "tenor" and "vocal performer" and "singer" the same? If not what is the difference between them? thanks in advance for your answer!
Oct 17, 2012 8:43 PM
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As a tenor and singer, I hope I can answer this well! A tenor is a specific type of singer, typically a high-pitched, male singer. Examples are Luciano Pavarotti, Andrea Boccelli, etc. A singer is simply someone who sings. A vocal performer is someone whose career is to sing in a performance setting
October 17, 2012
From Wikipedia: A tenor is a male singer who has the highest male voice within the modal register. The typical tenor voice lies between the C one octave below middle C (C3) to the C one octave above "Middle C" (C5). The low extreme for tenors is roughly B-flat 2 (the second b-flat below middle C). At the highest extreme, some tenors can sing up to the second F above "Middle C".
October 17, 2012
Two useful online dictionary for solving such problem by Craige: "http://dictionary.reference.com, http://www.macmillandictionary.com" Thank you Craig!
October 17, 2012
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