singing gallery

singing gallery

A gallery for singing, usually in churches of the Italian Renaissance, richly decorated with carving; a rood loft.
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The 32-year-old acknowledged the singing gallery packed into the large grandstands surrounding the 18th hole, who greeted him as one of their own.
This slender figure may have formed part of a group of musician angels decorating choir stalls or a singing gallery, although its scale--just under 70cm high--and rich decoration suggest it once formed part of a Nativity group.
Perhaps the most successful lesson I have taught in clay was one in which we started by looking at The Singing Gallery by Luca della Robbia.
The lesson began by looking at a variety of details of della Robbia's The Singing Gallery. The discussion was tied to the previous session of our unit on moods in art.