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Alto: Definition, Vocal Range & Comparisons

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Which of these places the four voices in correct order (from highest to lowest)?

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1. In choral music, the alto range is generally sung by _____.

2. Which other voice pairs with the alto to form the inner voices?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about the alto voice type with this multiple-choice quiz and worksheet. For instance, the quiz requires you to know who usually sings the alto range in choral music.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • Placing the four voices in correct order
  • Singers of the alto range in choral music
  • Forming the inner voices
  • The alto line in four-part music
  • How alto and soprano lines are different in piano music

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the order of the four voices
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the voice that pairs with the alto to form the inner voices
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the alto line and the soprano line in piano music

Additional Learning

Continue your studies with the lesson titled Alto: Definition, Vocal Range & Comparisons. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • An example of four-part music
  • Distancing upper voices and the bass
  • How far apart the alto is from the soprano and the tenor
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