The Fact of the Castrato and the Myth of the Countertenor

DeMarco, Laura E.
March 2002
Musical Quarterly;Spring2002, Vol. 86 Issue 1, p174
Academic Journal
Discusses the vocal category known as 'countertenor,' which centers on the octave above the tenor voice. References to the appearance of countertenors in choral music; Analysis of pertinent topics and relevant issues; Implications on studies of music.


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