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It's the most common male vocal range. It's higher than the bass but lower than the tenor. During the 15th century composers started to add lower-pitched voices to their compositions.


It generally has a range from A to F but may extend in either directions.

Word Origin:

It had Greek origin of the word barytonos which means "deep-sounding". One assumes that the German composers were the ones who contributed mostly to the popularity of the baritone voice

Famous Baritones:

  • Celestino Sarobe
  • Carlo Drago Hrzic
  • Umberto Urbano