from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having or emitting a full tone.


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  • Some of their repertory is familiar in its cello guise, though, especially the Adagio and Allegro Op 70, intended for horn, and the three Fantasiestücke Op 73 where cello is given as a possible alternative to the clarinet, and Georgian and Nelleke play both with such ardour and full-toned commitment that the music seems thoroughly idiomatic.

    Schumann: Music for Cello and Piano – review

  • Ashley Holland as the father, Nicholas Phan as the favourite son? really had the measure of the vocal writing, which in the latter case demands almost Heldentenor credentials, but the joint forces of the BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Chorus were magnificently focused and full-toned.


  • Her gold-flecked, full-toned mezzo, capable of filling the hall, provided an ideal foil to the clean, tangy soprano of Lydia Teuscher's Gretel.

    Bliss; BBC Prom 61: Hänsel and Gretel

  • If you brush water over a full-toned drawing, it will get too dark right away.

    Kitchen Table Portraits

  • I had always brushed over a full-toned sketch in the past... this is very helpful and by the way, have you seen that new dinosaur Pachyrhinosaur lakustai discovered in Alberta, Canada?

    Kitchen Table Portraits

  • The harmonies which you mean are the mixed or tenor Lydian, and the full-toned or bass Lydian, and such like.

    The Republic by Plato ; translated by Benjamin Jowett

  • His fine and full-toned voice struck me particularly; But surely, Antonia, I have heard it before.

    The Monk

  • “Health and happiness to her whose name day we are keeping and to her children,” she said, in her loud, full-toned voice which drowned all others.

    War and Peace

  • A shift in the wind carried the full-toned sound to them, the full-tongued pealing of great bells.

    Project Pope

  • She felt still better content when, as the twilight gathered and Doris came to make one of their group, one of the girls went to the big piano and illustrated her idea of the Swan Song in Lohengrin, striking passionate chords with her finger-tips and throwing her full-toned contralto into the dimness with an effect that was thrilling to

    Miss Pat at Artemis Lodge


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