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Six of the very best… baritones

Six of the very best… baritones


The totally different voice varieties embrace soprano, alto, tenor, bass… and baritone. What’s a baritone and what’s this kind’s vocal vary – and who’re the very best baritones of all time? Learn on for extra…

What’s a baritone?

‘Baritone’ describes the vocal vary between the bass and the tenor voice-types. Baritones’ vary usually spans from the second F under center C to the F above center C, or F2-F4, in choral music, and from G2 to G4 in operatic music, though that vary can prolong at each ends.

Greatest baritones of all time

Tito Gobbi

Italian, 1913-1984

The Italian baritone was, says our reviewer George Corridor, ‘one of the vital acclaimed operatic artists of his time (…) admired not a lot for the standard of his voice itself – a number of of his colleagues might boast higher devices – however as an actor, each vocal and bodily.’

Verdi: Nabucco



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