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choir

[O.Fr.] 1 A group of singers; traditionally the chorus organized to sing in a church. Usually, Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Lutheran choirs are composed of men and boys, but occasionally in these churches and customarily in other Protestant churches men and women form the choir. 2 That division of an organ usually used to accompany the singers, played from the lowest manual on the console. 3 A section of a chorus or orchestra, as the contrasted choirs of polychoral music, or brass choir, woodwind choir. 4 That part of a church reserved for the singers and the officiating clergy in a cathedral or abbey; the same area in a parish church is the chancel: 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

That part of a church where the religious service isaccompanied by singing, usually part of the chancel and often separated by an ornamental screen.

choir

choir
That part of a church, between the sanctuary and the nave, usually occupied by a group of singers.

choir

1. an organized group of singers, esp for singing in church services
2. 
a. the part of a cathedral, abbey, or church in front of the altar, lined on both sides with benches, and used by the choir and clergy
b. (as modifier): choir stalls
3. a number of instruments of the same family playing together
4. one of the manuals on an organ controlling a set of soft sweet-toned pipes
5. any of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology
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Sometimes, students had to raise their hands quietly; at other times, they could call out or participate chorally. Along with this, Ms.
Once the invitation to share poems chorally has been extended, students can generate their own creative alternatives.
This time, by enveloping his subject's neurosis in both mystery and literature (as in La cognizione del dolore Gadda obscures Gonzalo's mother under Veturia's veil before having her play the abandoned King Lear and Suetonius's death of Caesar), Roscioni has given his disparate biographical materials the mythical depth of voices chorally recounting 'Una "inesistita giovinezza"' (p.
The implication is that the songs were sung by Hildegard's nuns, and the objective is to present some of the songs chorally but with the clarity a chamber group secures (the Eibingen nuns number 14, and consequently in their performance there are several individual slips).
Patrick's to resound chorally with Martin Carter's "Tell me Trees, what are you Whispering?": he being one of our truly inspired poets.
We chorally read poems, sang poems, read them with overly exaggerated expressions, like they were the saddest story in the world.
So - a no-nonsense, light and airy reading, well structured chorally (including an extremely confident, fresh-toned tenor section) and supported by a tidy, disciplined orchestra.
Next, she asked them to say the rime in these words, chorally and individually.
Solo Cantatas 88 and 170 appear between the two larger and more chorally centered cantatas of Johann Ludwig Bach.
Chorally and orchestrally this was a demonstration of sterling standards.
The teacher read each word and definition while students echoed chorally. As soon as vocabulary introduction was complete, the students took the vocabulary flashcards out of their folders and the teacher set the timer for 5-6 min.
In James Schuette's dark, starkly formal setting of a 19th-century medical theatre for Oedipus Complex, rows of bearded, black-suited doctors alternately listen to a lecture by Freud (played with fervent clarity by William Langan), participate in reenactments of Freud's personal family psychodrama, and respond chorally to Sophoclean scenes of King Oedipus (Jonathan Haugen), his queen, Jocasta (Judith-Marie Bergan), and other classic characters.