The American Dictionary and Cyclopedia; A New and Exhaustive Work of Reference to the English Language, Defining Over 250,000 Words, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Pronunciation and Use, Comprising a General Encyclopedia Volume 9

The American Dictionary and Cyclopedia; A New and Exhaustive Work of Reference to the English Language, Defining Over 250,000 Words, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Pronunciation and Use, Comprising a General Encyclopedia Volume 9

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...or harmonized music for mixed voices is usually composed; the part above the bass. Formerly the music for this part was writt_en_ on a stafi marked with the tenor clef; but now it is generall ' written in displayed or full-score musicon the sta marked with the treble clef, and is sung an_ octave lower. In compressed and short-.c0re music it is written on the bass stafl' and its supplementary upper ledger-lines. _ (3) One who possesses a tenor voice; one who sings a tenor part. 4 An instrument which lays a tenor part. 5 The lzrrizvr violin of ow pitch is called the tenfir, alto viola, bratsche, and sometimes alto vio in. (8) A tenor bell (q. v.). B. As adjective: Music: Pertaining to the tenor; adapted for playing or singing the tenor part; as, a tenor voice, a tenor instrument. tenor bell, 1. The principal bell in a peal or set. $81101' C, 8. Music: _ 1. The lowest C in the tenor voice. 2. The lowest string of the tenor violin. tenor-clef, e. Music: The G clef laced upon the fourth lineof the stave. It isused or the tenor voice, tenor trombone, the higher register of the bassoon and violencellc, dtc. The treble clef is sometimes employed for the tenor voico. but the notes are then expressed an octave above their true sound. tint (l). 'tents. s. _I-'r. tenle from Low Latin tenia.=a tent, prop. fem. sing. of' ientus pa. par. of te1i.do=to stretch; Sp. tienda; Port. dz tcnda; Lat. tentoriunn 1. A portable pavilion or lodge, consisting of some flexible matoria, such as skins. matting, canvas. or other strong textile fabric, stretched over and supported on poles. Anion 1ilClV_lllZ8d and wandering tribes tents have boon I e ordinary dwelling-places from the oarlicst times, but among civilized iiatious they are...show more

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