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Producing a gentle, clear, and melodious sound.‘a sweet-toned violinist’‘a sweet-toned tenor’
- ‘This young singer has established herself as a considerable talent, thrilling audiences and critics alike with her supple, sweet-toned soprano.’
- ‘Sweet-toned and musicianly oboe and violin lines intertwined delightfully.’
- ‘The sweet-toned Fritz Kreisler is revered by violinists as diverse as Nigel Kennedy and Maxim Vengerov.’
- ‘Paul, the husband, should be a sweet-toned but tireless tenor with a strong top and ample reserves of declamatory power.’
- ‘It proves to be the perfect vehicle for his sweet-toned, expressively lyrical fiddle playing.’
- ‘Orpheus (an increasingly agitated but sweet-toned Mark Padmore) also stands outside the action.’
- ‘His sweet-toned Mozart sounded as if he understood the music and was aware of the style.’
- ‘The chorus is predictably fine, and the soloists, while not the most characterful, are sweet-toned and appropriately devout.’
- ‘The sweet-toned Ruckers copy is heard to fine advantage in this studio recording.’
- ‘The baroque flute sounded particularly sweet-toned in her hands.’
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