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full-toned Line breaks: full-toned

Definition of full-toned in English:


Having a strong, resonant tone: a rich, full-toned rendition of a Puccini aria
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  • The sounds elicited by percussion may be clear or dull, full-toned or shallow-toned.
  • The Romanze second movement is done with delicacy in the solo part, balanced effectively against a fairly full-toned, stately orchestra.
  • Owen's Cavaradossi suffered from no such constraints: full-toned, freely projected, his voice rang out heroically.

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