Very high in pitch: the extreme altissimo range of his horn
More example sentences
- He was inclined to use a harsh altissimo register in his saxophone playing.
- It might be helpful and quicker to work with a good private teacher who plays the altissimo register.
- Opening the F key only a little helps the altissimo notes to speak.
Italian, superlative of alto 'high'.
Definition of altissimo in:
- The US English dictionary