In the Beginning was the Voice
A "tenor" is a powerful voice: both in opera and law. The word derives from the Latin tenere: he who holds together a choir, or a court hearing. The conductor, Laurent Petitgirard, defines the "tenor" by referring to bel canto, German or French opera lied, through technical terms such as: tessitura, nuances, intonation, rhytmical rigor, power, tenor high C and role in the choir"
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