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Definition of "soprani" [soprani]

  • Italian plural of soprano. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "soprani" in a sentence
  • "The poor sometimes sold their children for this purpose, and the castrati and soprani are terms well known to the musical historian."
  • "Tolerable baritones have been transformed into very mediocre tenors, capable mezzo-soprani into very indifferent dramatic soprani, and so on."
  • "Now and then, when listening to the soprani of some well-trained boy-choir, sounding soft and mellow on the lower notes and ringing clear and flutey on the higher, it may have dimly occurred to the teacher of public school music that there might be things as yet unheard of in his musical philosophy, a vague wonder and dissatisfaction, which has slowly disappeared under the pressure of routine work."