mezzo soprano—a woman's voice of soprano quality, but of somewhat lower compass than the soprano voice.
Galli had a mezzo soprano voice, and first appeared at the Opera House.
He married in 1863 the mezzo soprano singer, Amalie Weiss, who died in 1899.
We can all think of singers whose natural quality is mezzo—let us say—who try to force the voice up into a higher register.
It is perhaps to some extent true that prints from mezzo plates lack somewhat in dignity of effect and fidelity of representation.
It is no longer a soprano; it is a mezzo and must be judged by quite different standards.
Sir John Hawkins derives passamezzo from passer, to walk, and mezzo, the middle or half.
Francesco has a mezzo voce, which might, by a stretch of politeness, be called baritone.
The “mezzo Cammin” is a line too narrow for their eager steps.
This passage was now full of poor people, to each of whom, in his passage to St. Peter's, the Pope gave a mezzo grosse.