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Types of singing voice - synonyms or related words

baritone

noun

a baritone singing voice

bass

noun

the lowest male singing voice

contralto

noun

the lowest female singing voice, or a woman with this singing voice

falsetto

noun

a man’s singing or speaking voice that is much higher than normal

mezzo

noun

a mezzo-soprano

soprano

noun

the highest type of voice for singing

falsetto

adjective

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