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Altissimo

Definition of the adjective altissimo

What does altissimo mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. very high

Definition of the noun altissimo

What does altissimo mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. [music] The highest register of a woodwind instrument, or a specific note in this register

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Altissimo is a record label.

Music

"Altissimo" is a musical album of Vokalensemble Cantabile Regensburg.

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Altissimo is the uppermost register on woodwind instruments. For clarinets, which overblow on odd harmonics, the altissimo notes are those based on the fifth, seventh, and higher harmonics. For other woodwinds, the altissimo notes are those based on the third, fourth, and higher harmonics. The altissimo register is also known as the high register.

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Altissimo, altis′simo ,adj.(mus.)inphrase'inaltissimo,'in the second octaveabove thetreblestavebeginningwithG. [It. altissimo, superl.of alto, high.] Altitude, alt′ itude, n.height:apoint or ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1T1I1S1S1I1M3O1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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