Eight Major Singing Voices

Bass. Bass-baritone. Baritone. Tenor. Countertenor. Contralto. Mezzo-soprano and Soprano are the eight different voices in classical music. Many have achieved accolades and fame and then there are the unsung figures who despite having a great voice ended up singing at little events in villages either because they did not have the means or were not adventurous enough to try becoming professionals. Even Luciano Pavarotti's father remained an unacknowledged singer and a baker.

Bass

Bass-baritone

Baritone

Tenor

Countertenor

Contralto

Mezzo-soprano

Soprano

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