[ UK /mˈɛzə‍ʊ/ ]
[ US /ˈmɛzoʊ/ ]
  1. a soprano with a voice between soprano and contralto
  2. the female singing voice between contralto and soprano
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How To Use mezzo In A Sentence

  • Cult mezzo Magdalena Kozena and silvery soprano Carolyn Sampson sound gorgeous, but are on the cool side as Paris and Cupid respectively.
  • Opera is music, drama, literature, dance, theater and art as a comprehensive integration of art, usually by the Aria, Recitative, ensemble, chorus, Overture, Intermezzo , dances and other components.
  • On this occasion the always quoteworthy mezzotintist, James Huneker, wrote: Contemporary American Composers Being a Study of the Music of This Country, Its Present Conditions and Its Future, with Critical Estimates and Biographies of the Principal Living Composers; and an Abundance of Portraits, Fac-simile Musical Autographs, and
  • The competitors will be judged by a stellar panel made up of mezzo-sopranos Teresa Berganza and Marilyn Horne, soprano Grace Bumbry, tenor Jon Vickers, basses Cesare Siepi and Joseph Rouleau and musicologist Gilles Cantagrel.
  • ‘All You Need is Wood’ ended with an unexpected mezzo-relievo.
  • The American mezzo has devised an enterprising programme for her solo debut. Times, Sunday Times
  • It discusses not only these and other panels, but also the artist's productions in the recently developed medium of mezzotint.
  • Although Kelley O'Connor lists herself as a mezzo-soprano, she has a rich, incredibly deep voice that is quite unusual.
  • She negotiates the most incredibly florid passages with imperious authority, and she sings with the passion that other mezzos reserve for Amneris or Eboli.
  • This summer she returns to her mezzo roots to play Carmen, a role that brings her career full circle.
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