noun, plural al·tos.
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When Cosby looked up, he saw that Sonny Stitt, the famed alto sax player, had joined the bandstand.
She found an out-of-network doctor in Palo Alto who would do the surgery about a month later.
Eventually Franco took an acting job so his production company could put his salary into Palo Alto.
For this role, Mueller, who earned a Tony nomination for her turn in On a Clear Day, ironed the vibrato out of her Broadway alto.‘Beautiful: The Carole King Musical’ Review: A Few Discordant Notes, But Damn Great Songs|Daniel Gross|January 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But how can I say that when the protagonist is a talking bear who plays the alto sax?
"But you see it was just this way," explained the pleasant little voice—all alto notes again.
"It's only Molly," explained an undeniably sweet little alto voice.
For the burial of a rich person (entierro alto) the sum of two hundred dollars is frequently paid.
Truth and sincerity staring out upon you perpetually in alto relievo.
Alto de Mombu, again, is five hundred feet higher than Hacquita, and the mean temperature has here fallen nearly two degrees.The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson