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Range [compass] (Fr. étendue; Ger. Umfang)locked

  • Julian Rushton

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The extent of an instrument or voice, from the lowest to the highest note; the interval between those notes. ‘Range’ is used particularly of the human voice, and in this context may be defined in several different ways: according to common practice (‘the range of the soprano part in choral writing is usually from ...

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