The deepest of all singing voices, the bass is also the darkest and heaviest. The range for this voice type stretches from F below the bass clef staff to F, with register transitions taking place from chest to middle C and the passaggio from chest to head voice at D above middle C. Famous examples include Barry White, Billy Currington and Tennessee Ernie Ford, Cesare Siepi and Samuel Ramey.
The range of a tenor
stretches around two octaves, from just below C to just above the high
C. The transition between lower and middle voice is not particularly
noticeable, but there is what we call a passaggio. The passaggio is were
the voice transistions from the lower register to the higher register
and demands a passage. famous examples of this voice type include Luciano Pavarotti, Justin Timberlake and Stevie Wonder and Enrico Caruso.
Mezzo or Alto. Can often sing the high notes like a soprano, but won’t feel comfortable staying there for a very long time. This is because of tessitura. What is tessitura? Its basically your vocal register. Most mezzos prefer to stay in the middle register, from the G note below the middle C to a high B or C. Mezzo soprano voices tend to have deeper and darker voices. Famous examples include k.d.lang and Karen Carpenter, Teressa Berganza and Cecilia Bartoli.