choir stall

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choir stall:

see stallstall,
small division of a larger space, sometimes partly partitioned. The term is used for a booth for display and selling at an exhibition, for a compartment in a stable or kennel, or, in England, for the forward seats in a theater orchestra.
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choir stall

A seat with arms and a high back, often covered with a canopy, for clergy and singers.
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Unsurprisingly they played to a packed church so full that even the Choir stalls had to be used.
Also visible is the burnt wooden base of the choir stalls.
The large ornate interior of the chapel included a huge pipe organ fronted by choir stalls which was part of a large upstairs balcony which seemed to line the chapel.
A total of PS500,000 was needed to fund essential repairs to the church tower and to the roof above the choir stalls.
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There is a new stage and choir stalls while the auditorium has been re-decorated.
The Rev Andrew James said: "We have got lovely choir stalls at St Peter's but no choir.
Janacek's Sinfonietta also had an element of theatre with a dozen brass players - 12 trumpets, bass trumpets and euphoniums - high in the choir stalls blazing out fanfares resoundingly across the hall.
Meanwhile in Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire, new choir stalls by Philip Koomen, and dedicated in 2012, have recently been awarded the prestigious bespoke Guild Mark by the Livery Company of the Worshipful Company of Furniture Makers, which represents Britain's Furniture Industry.
It provided the carving for the choir stalls, screens and bishop's throne in the re-ordering of the interior of St Nicholas's Church after it became a cathedral in 1882.
The fully-gowned choristers, led by Solihull School chapel organist and choirmaster Oliver Walker, rehearsed in the cathedral's Song School before taking their places in the choir stalls.