schola

schola

1. The apse or alcove containing a tub in Roman baths.
2. An exedra or alcove in a palaestra for relaxation or conversation.
3. At the head of the nave of a church, the space set aside for the choir. Also called a schola cantorum.
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Like the other two contemporary universities in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, it educated the scions of the affluent in the arts, medicine, and law, she says, but it had also been conceived and constructed with the precise identity and mission of a schola civilia that would train young men for political life.
Newcastle St Nicholas Cathedral's women's choir, Schola Cantorum, will be part of the medieval worship service The Liturgy of the Nails on Saturday, March 9.
Born in Pergamino (Argentina), he took lessons with the renowned guitar teacher Jorge Martinez Zarate of Argentina, the Uruguayan Abel Carlevaro and Javier Hinojosa of the Schola Cantorum of Paris.
The grant was given after the Schola Cantorum,the choir of regional major seminary, sang carols for the city hall employees during Monday's regular flag-raising ceremony.
The Abbey Schola will sing several pieces of Gregorian chant.
Ol Pejeta's human capital manager, Schola Waihenya said: "This prize validates our belief that conservation can and does work best when it benefits local communities."
The Schola Gregoriana choir will also make an appearance.
The hauntingly beautiful service, featuring renowned cantor Benzion Miller and the Schola Hebraeica chorus, was broadcast on NPR affiliates in 2004.
Included are several newly published works--exercises from Satie's study at the Schola Cantorum, additional Preludes flasques and Enfantines--and early versions of some wellknown pieces.