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Basso or Bass


Basso or Bass

In singing, it is the lowest male voice.

Range:

It ranges from the second E below middle C to F# above

Word Origin:

The word bass is Italian for basso meaning "low".

Types of Bass Singing Voice:

The bass voice has 4 main types:
  • Basso profondo
  • Basso Cantante
  • Basso buffo
  • Bass-baritone

Famous Basses:

  • James Morris (bass baritone)
  • Samuel Ramey (basso cantante)
  • Michael Langdon {basso profondo)