What is the highest female singing voice in opera known as?
A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range among all voice types. The range of a soprano typically spans from approximately Middle C to the second A above, commonly referred to as high A. The word “soprano” comes from the Italian word sopra (above, over, on top of), reflecting its distinction as the highest pitch attainable by the human voice, often bestowed upon leading female roles in operas. The soprano voice type is generally divided into the coloratura, soubrette, lyric, spinto, and dramatic soprano.
The correct answer is Soprano.