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  • He can play the daylights out of full-on postbop or explore north-Euro ambience, but he calls his hard-hitting Karma fusion group his "grunge band" – a misnomer for a rare splicing of rich-toned, pipe-like themes, fiercely guttural up-tempo tenor improv, Arabic and Irish music, and tight grooving.

    This week's new live music

  • The excellent cast also included the rich-toned mezzo Margaret Lattimore as the jealous Presendia, Eve Gigliotti as the suicidal Ruth, Kristina Bachrach as the daughter Lucinda, and Kevin Burdette as the pontificating Prophet.

    Stifled Voices

  • Ms. Larmore brought a rich-toned mezzo to Gertrude's guilt (wraith-like makeup and a wig that gave her an abnormally high forehead added to the effect), James Morris's gravelly tones were well suited to Claudius's brutal nature, tenor Toby Spence sounded youthful and passionate in the brief role of Laërte, and bass David Pittsinger was a suitably weighty presence as the Ghost.

    Pedestrian Score

  • Reprising her award-winning role from San Francisco, Michelle Jasso was a rich-toned Lady Macbeth when singing, but not always clear when speaking, the orchestra's churnings tending to overbalance her.

    Rodney Punt: The Mortal Thoughts of Lady Macbeth: A Chamber Opera of Horrors at Fais Do-Do

  • He hung his hat up for himself beside a green-trimmed hat of straw in the wide, rich-toned hall.

    Love and Mr Lewisham

  • He will perhaps turn round by and by, and in the meantime we can look at that stately old lady, his mother, a beautiful aged brunette, whose rich-toned complexion is well set off by the complex wrappings of pure white cambric and lace about her head and neck.

    Adam Bede

  • There is one who always gives a series of infinitely beautiful, soft, rich-toned whistles just before the first light of the dawn shows in the sky, and one at least who has a prolonged and very lovely song.

    Travels in West Africa

  • "Ought I call you Professor Polen?" said Winthrop, carefully striking the proper vein of rich-toned friendship.

    The Complete Stories Vol 1

  • The notes telling the hours were struck upon the rich-toned bell named

    From John O'Groats to Land's End

  • She said it was a question of color; not so much of intensity, but of expert arrangements by which the dress of the Westerner is made to reflect the total effect of bright sun, rich-toned landscapes, and a life spent largely in the open air.

    Art Influence in the West

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