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- A general term that indicates the highest range for an instrument or voice.
- Term used to describe the highest pitched vocal range, usually produced by a female voice, but occasionally produced men's and boys' voices of the soprano range. The term_link range of the soprano is from about middle C to A5 above the treble clef. A professional soprano can typically reach C6 or higher.
There are several classifications of the soprano voice that describe the quality from a light to heavy character. They include coloratura, lyric_soprano, lirico_spinto, and dramatic_soprano.
See more about voice types and ranges in the Appendix.