noun, plural al·tos.
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But how can I say that when the protagonist is a talking bear who plays the alto sax?
He previously served as executive chef of Fiamma Osteria, Convivio, and Alto.
While the first voice is singing the first half, the second voice sings the second half as the alto part of the first half.How Music Developed|W. J. Henderson
Scenes in General Grant's career are depicted with sculpture on the plane and relieved surfaces in alto rilievo.The Greater Republic|Charles Morris
Better yet, the soprano had sung exactly to key, the alto had shrieked "Beware!"Miss Billy's Decision|Eleanor H. Porter
The Kyrie was coldly given, the alto and bass, in the soli parts, being hardly strung up to tune.
In both sexes the larynx of the low voice, alto or bass, is larger than that of the high voice, soprano or tenor.Resonance in Singing and Speaking|Thomas Fillebrown