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 chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers. Choral music, in turn, is the music written specifically for...
- 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...
- A choir, also sometimes called quire, is the area of a church or cathedral that provides seating for the clergy and church choir. It is in the western...
- Choir! Choir! Choir! is a Canadian musical choir, based in Toronto, Ontario. Instead of a traditional organizational model, the choir is structured as...
- The Sunday Service Choir is an American gospel group led by artist and producer Kanye West and conducted by choir director Jason White. Beginning in January...
- A chamber choir is a small or medium-sized choir of roughly 8 to 40 singers (occasionally called 'chamber singers'), typically singing classical or religious...
- The Kingdom Choir is a British gospel choir based in London. It was founded by choir conductor and workshop leader Karen Gibson. After performing for more...
- A show choir (originally known as a "swing choir") is a musical ensemble that combines choral singing with c****ographed dance, often with an overarching...
- Roadkill Ghost Choir is an American alternative rock band from DeLand, Florida. In January 2014 they performed on Late Night with David Letterman, and...
- "Whistle for the Choir" is a song by Scottish rock band the Fratellis. It was released on 27 November 2006 as the band's third single and reached number...