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see honeyeaterhoneyeater
or honeysucker,
common name for arboreal birds comprising some 160 species of the family Meliphagidae, and found in Australia, New Zealand, and the SW Pacific. There is a single South American genus.
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By the time the finale -- a symphony in itself -- rolled around and Honeysucker intoned his stentorian admonition to "take up more pleasant and joyful sounds,'' the Ninth's inner juggernaut was happily churning away.
3 will be Chorus Pro Musica (directed by Jaime Kirsch) and soloists Michele Johnson (soprano), Sarah Heltzel (mezzo-soprano), Yeghishe Manucharyan (tenor) and Robert Honeysucker (baritone).
The Mastersingers will be joined by the Worcester Children's Chorus and guest soloists Jean Danton, soprano; Jacque Wilson, mezzo-soprano; William Hite, tenor; and Robert Honeysucker, baritone.