Alto vs Tunna - What's the difference?

alto | tunna |


As nouns the difference between alto and tunna

is that alto is a musical part or section higher than tenor and lower than soprano, formerly the part that performed a countermelody above the tenor or main melody while tunna is ton.

alto

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A musical part or section higher than tenor and lower than soprano, formerly the part that performed a countermelody above the tenor or main melody.
  • A person or musical instrument that performs the alto part.
  • Usage notes

    * Nouns often modified by "alto": saxophone, clarinet, flute, recorder, part, solo, voice, singer.

    Synonyms

    * (musical part or section) contratenor altus, high countertenor

    Coordinate terms

    * (voice types) soprano, mezzo-soprano, alto, contralto (female); countertenor, tenor, baritone, bass (male)

    Anagrams

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    tunna

    Not English

    Tunna has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

    English words similar to 'tunna':

    tuna, taenia, tenia, thana, tinea, tina, toma, tona, tana, tanha, tomia, tannia, tuina, tonya