choir

  1. a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony
  2. a family of similar musical instrument playing together
  3. the area occupied by singers; the part of the chancel between sanctuary and nave

Choir

A choir (ər) (also known as a chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers. Choral music, in turn, is the music written specifically for such an ensemble to perform. A body of singers who perform together as a group is called a choir or chorus. The former term is very often applied to groups affiliated with a church (whether or not they ac...
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choir

[n] - a family of similar musical instrument playing together 2. [n] - a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony 3. [n] - the area occupied by singers 4. [v] - sing in a choir
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Choir

• (n.) The chancel. • (n.) That part of a church appropriated to the singers. • (n.) A band or organized company of singers, especially in church service.
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choir

noun a family of similar musical instrument playing together
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choir

noun the area occupied by singers; the part of the chancel between sanctuary and nave
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choir

(music) Group of singers with several performers or voices to a part. A mixed voice choir contains parts for both women and men; a male voice choir is usually men only, but may be boys and men; a double choir is two equal choirs often used in antiphonal singing (where the choirs sing a...
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Choir

Choir noun [ Middle English quer , Old French cuer , French chœur , from Latin chorus a choral dance, chorus, choir, from Greek ..., orig. dancing place; probably akin to ... inclosure, Latin hortus garden, and English yard . See Chorus .] 1...
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Choir

A choir is a band or organised company of singers, especially in church service. The term is also used to describe that part of a church appropriated to the singers.
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Choir

A group of singers who perform together, usually in parts, with several on each part
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choir

body of singers with more than one voice to a part. A mixed choir is normally composed of women and men, whereas a male choir consists either of ... [6 related articles]
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choir

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 divi...
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Choir

From Latin, chorus, meaning a group of singers. A choir is group of lay people that help lead the singing during a worship service and sometimes offer special anthems to enhance worship.
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Choir

Group of singers in a chorus.
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choir

Group of singers with several performers or voices to a part. A mixed voice choir contains parts for both women and men; a male voice choir is usually men only, but may be boys and men; a double...
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choir

In architecture, the area of a church which is specially reserved and furnished for choristers. This is usually, but not always, in the east part of the church, occupying the west half of the...
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Choir

In Germany especially at the Ahr and the Middle Rhine common name (also Chörchen) for a graded (terraced) vineyard; see below terraces,
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Choir

Section of a church situated behind the main altar, furnished with stalls and intended for members of the choir.
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Choir

Structurally that part of the church in which singers have their place often inaccurately used for eastern arm.
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choir

The area of the church between a transept and main apse. It is the area where the service is sung and clergy may stand, and the main or high altar is located. In some churches there is no choir, while in others, the choir is quite large and surrounded by an ambulatory.
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Choir

The area of the church between a transept and main apse. It is the area where the service is sung and clergy may stand, and the main or high altar is located. In some churches there is no choir, while in others, the choir is quite large and surrounded by an ambulatory.
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Choir

The choir or quire is that part of the church, eastward of the nave, in which the services are celebrated, in Roman Catholic countries appropriated to the priests and others who assist at them, also called chancel. The choir is separated from the other parts of the building in which the congregation assemble by a screen, which is usually of open wo...
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Choir

the part of a cathedral or large church between the high altar and the nave, used by the choir and clergy.
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Choir

The part of a cruciform church east of the crossing.
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Choir

The part of a cruciform church east of the crossing.
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