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chanter:

see bagpipebagpipe,
musical instrument whose ancient origin was probably in Mesopotamia from which it was carried east and west by Celtic migrations. It was used in ancient Greece and Rome and has been long known in India.
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chanter

the pipe on a set of bagpipes that is provided with finger holes and on which the melody is played
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During the month, Sharjah TV will also host contests like Sharjah Chanter 4 and recorded contests such as 'Al Namous'.
Shakour, known as the shaikh of religious chanters in Syria, and the founder of the Association of Prominent Religious Chanters, chanted for about an hour and a half, recalling an authentic Sufi art, known in the Islamic world for a thousand years.
Part of what is distinctive about the uilleann pipes is the range of effects that can be produced by lifting the end of the chanter from the player's knee, a slow lift and return swelling the note, while a fast one produces the well-known 'dog's bark', or 'popping' sound.
At various points he calls upon, to select only a few of almost countless examples, the twelfth-century moralist Peter the Chanter, Dante's thirteenth-century friend Brunetto Latini, the fourteenth-century poets William Langland and Geoffrey Chaucer, the fifteenth-century essayists Leon Battista Alberti and Christine de Pizan and the philosopher Marsilio Ficino, and the sixteenth-century satirists Francois Rabelais and Pietro Aretino.
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Saint-Gelais, 1:99-100: "O luth, plus estime present / Que chose que j'aye present, / Luth, del'honneste lieu venu / Ou mon coeur est pris et tenu, / Luth, qui responds mes pensees / Si tost quelles sont commencees, / Luth, que j'ay faict assez de nuictz / Juge et tesmoin de mes ennuys, / Ne pouvant voir aupres de moy / Celle quit' eust aupres de soy, / Je te supply, fay-moy entendre / Comme, touchant a la main tendre, / Ton bois s'est guarenty du feu / Qui si bien esprendre m'a sceu / Et s'il se pourroir bien esteindre / Par souvent chanter et me plaindre.
The first poem, revolving around the image of Icarus, thanks poets for their gift to mankind; the second calls for song: "Il faut chanter / chanter ensemble.
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Punters should play it cool at Kempton tomorrow by warming to Arctic Chanter in the William Hurdle.
The Augustinian tradition of theologians and canonists active in Paris at the turn of the thirteenth century is represented by Pierre the Chanter and his circle (already familiar to Baldwin's readers from his earlier study Masters, Princes, and Merchants [1970]), including Chanter disciple Jacques de Vitry and his Life of Marie d'Oignies.
We have carefully managed our growth over the years to ensure that each step maintains our ongoing stability and quality of service," said Nigel Chanter, chief operating officer of Perforce Software.
Oui, je l'avoue Je l'aime Et son amour m'a ressuscite M'a fait sortir de ma lethargie Je commence a sourire a la vie Tiens, je n'ai jamais vu Ce bel arbre par ici Je n'ai jamais entendu Cet oiseau chanter Mais il fait tres beau aujourd'hui Le ciel est bleu, le soleil luit J'ai envie de chanter Je me sens leger Que m'arrive-t-il, mon Dieu ?