Definition of Choir. Meaning of Choir. Synonyms of Choir

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Definition of Choir

Choir
Choir Choir, n. [OE. quer, OF. cuer, F. ch[oe]ur, fr. L. chorus a choral dance, chorus, choir, fr. Gr. ?, orig. dancing place; prob. akin to ? inclosure, L. hortus garden, and E. yard. See Chorus.] 1. A band or organized company of singers, especially in church service. [Formerly written also quire.] 2. That part of a church appropriated to the singers. 3. (Arch.) The chancel. Choir organ (Mus.), one of the three or five distinct organs included in the full organ, each separable from the rest, but all controlled by one performer; a portion of the full organ, complete in itself, and more practicable for ordinary service and in the accompanying of the vocal choir. Choir screen, Choir wall (Arch.), a screen or low wall separating the choir from the aisles. Choir service, the service of singing performed by the choir. --T. Warton.

Meaning of Choir from wikipedia

- A choir (/ˈkwaɪər/; also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers. Choral music, in turn, is the music written specifically...
- Choir! Choir! Choir! is a Canadian musical choir, based in Toronto, Ontario. Instead of a traditional organizational model, the choir is structured as...
- Choir Boy is a play by American playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney. The play premiered in September 2012 at the Royal Court Theatre, London, before going...
- The Choir may refer to: The Choir (alternative rock band), a Christian rock band formed in California, originally known as Youth Choir. The Choir (garage...
- three Orders or Choirs. There is no standard hierarchical organization in Islam that parallels the Christian division into different "choirs" or spheres,...
- Weeping Choir is the seventh studio album (and fourth non-collaborative studio album) by the American grindcore band Full of ****. The album was released...
- Conductors of choirs or choruses are sometimes referred to as choral director, chorus master, or choirmaster, particularly for choirs ****ociated with...
- Choir is an ensemble of singers (or actors). Choir or quire may also refer to: Choir (architecture), the area between the nave and sanctuary in a church...
- Red Army Choir may refer to: Alexandrov Ensemble Rosgvardia Academic Song and Dance Ensemble...
- Volcano Choir is an American indie rock band from Wisconsin, formed in 2005. The band began as a collaboration between Bon Iver's Justin Vernon and members...
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