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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In the choir stall of Notre Dame in Aerschot, Belgium (near Antwerp) is an image of a Jew riding backwards on an animal of some sort.
And 100 lucky fans will havea the chance to get up close and personal with the performer f , r with choir stall seats on sale alongside those in the main auditorium.
The altars, choir stall and the tombs of the Community's founder, Bishop Charles Gore, and the consolidator of the community, Bishop Charles Frere, will have to be removed.
A solid oak version of the Portsmouth choir stall costs pounds 830.
In one choir stall Prime Ministers from three decades sat alongside each other as Lord Callaghan joined Baroness Thatcher, with her husband Sir Denis, and John Major with his wife Norma.
In fact, with his brother Charles, who died 15 months ago at the age of 94, he also redesigned and made the flip-back chairs in the choir stall, which was damaged by a fire in 1979.
Inside Westminster Abbey, in one choir stall Prime Ministers from three decades sat alongside each other as Lord Callaghan joined Baroness Thatcher and John Major.
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Her keen eye was responsible for contributing to the final design of the choir stalls and without Rebecca many of the initiatives that have taken place here would not have happened.
A Russian Eastern Orthodox Church icon was also found wrapped in a duster at the back of a safe, and when floorboards were replaced in the chancel choir stalls, cards which had been used for sketching by bored choristers, some dating from the First World War, were found.
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Choral and organ music from the cathedral will be heard, and visitors will also be able to take a seat in the re-created will new ways the and being by it Canon choir stalls and listen to monastic choral music, finding out how the two sides of the choir become one sound.