a male voice or voice part intermediate between tenor and bass.
a singer with such a voice.
a large, valved brass instrument shaped like a trumpet or coiled in oval form, used especially in military bands.
of or relating to a baritone; having the compass of a baritone.
Upstairs in the galleries, Jim Costanzo spouted lefty politics between tunes on his baritone bugle.
Pawel Althamer Creates Art That’s by the People, for the People at the New Museum Jessica Dawson February 16, 2014
He delivered them from a hefty physical frame, in rounded Australian baritone.
Robert Hughes’s Best Quotes on Art, Australia, and More August 6, 2012
In the second act of that work the tenor and baritone fight a duel.
The Mapleson Memoirs, vol I James H. Mapleson
There, to his surprise, he beheld the author of the baritone performance that had been puzzling him.
Bruin Mayne Reid
She acquired it by marriage to Salvatore Marchesi, an Italian baritone.
The Voice Frank E. Miller
His voice seemed weak and high-pitched in comparison to the Hunter’s baritone.
The Link Alan Edward Nourse
With him were associated Gnther and Schmidt as bass singers, and Saal as a baritone.
Life Of Mozart, Vol. 2 (of 3) Otto Jahn
The baritone was asked what did he think of Mrs. Kearney’s conduct.
Dubliners James Joyce
John joined in the chorus, in a baritone voice somewhat marred by trench life.
Non-combatants and Others Rose Macaulay
The tenor had a name with fourteen letters, and the baritone only owned four.
The King of Diamonds Louis Tracy
the second lowest adult male voice, having a range approximately from G an eleventh below middle C to F a fourth above it
a singer with such a voice
the second lowest instrument in the families of the saxophone, horn, oboe, etc
relating to or denoting a baritone: a baritone part
denoting the second lowest instrument in a family: the baritone horn
c.1600, from Italian baritono, from Greek barytonos “deep-toned, deep-sounding,” from barys “heavy, deep,” also, of sound, “strong, deep, bass” (see grave (adj.)) + tonos “tone” (see tenet). Technically, “ranging from lower A in bass clef to lower F in treble clef.” Meaning “singer having a baritone voice” is from 1821. As a type of brass band instrument, it is attested from 1949.
A range of the male singing voice higher than bass and lower than tenor.
- Baritone clef
an F clef locating F below middle C on the third line of the staff.
a whitish, malleable, active, divalent, metallic element, occurring in combination chiefly as barite or as witherite. Symbol: Ba; atomic weight: 137.34; atomic number: 56; specific gravity: 3.5 at 20°C. Historical Examples If sulfurous acid is present, it will be oxidized to sulfuric acid and precipitated as barium sulfate by the barium chlorid. Detection of the […]
- Barium 140
the radioactive isotope of barium having a mass number of 140 and a half-life of 12.8 days, used chiefly as a tracer.
- Barium bromate
colorless, slightly water-soluble, poisonous crystals, Ba(BrO 3) 2 ⋅H 2 O, used in the preparation of certain bromates.