bar·i·tone also bar·y·tone (bărĭ-tōn′)
a. A male singer or voice with a range higher than a bass and lower than a tenor.
b. An instrument that sounds within this range.
c. A vocal or instrumental part written in this range.
2. A valved brass instrument similar to but larger than the euphonium.
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