Definition of Precentor. Meaning of Precentor. Synonyms of Precentor

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Definition of Precentor

Precentor
Precentor Pre*cen"tor, n. [L. praecentor, fr. praecinere to sing before; prae before + canere to sing. See Chant.] A leader of a choir; a directing singer. Specifically: (a) The leader of the choir in a cathedral; -- called also the chanter or master of the choir. --Hook. (b) The leader of the congregational singing in Scottish and other churches.

Meaning of Precentor from wikipedia

- A precentor is a person who helps facilitate worship. The details vary depending on the religion, denomination, and era in question. The Latin derivation...
- rule) is the precentor (primicerius, cantor, etc.), whose special duty is that of regulating the musical portion of the services. Precentors preside in...
- on a traditional Keral snake boat, a Chundan Vallam. A similar term is precentor, defined as a leader of the singing of a choir or congregation. More specific...
- In Catholicism, the cantor, sometimes called the precentor or the protopsaltes (Gr****: πρωτοψάλτης, lit. 'first singer'; from Gr****: ψάλτης, romanized: psaltes...
- of the public, free of charge, almost all the year round. The current "Precentor" (Head of Music) is Tim Johnson, and the School has eight organs and an...
- Misrule" or "Precentor Stultorum" was restrained, so that he was to be allowed to intone the prose "Laetemur gaudiis", and to wield the precentor's staff,...
- 1954) is an English priest of the Church of England . He is the current precentor of Chichester Cathedral in West Sus****. Educated at Durham University...
- Nicholas Forman of Hatton. Sometime before 11 February 1500, he was made Precentor of Glasgow. He was Dean of Glasgow from 1505, a position he would hold...
- John Luce († 1370) was a 14th-century bishop of Dunkeld. He had been a precentor of Dunkeld before being appointed to the bishopric by Pope Innocent VI...
- Prelate Minor canon Notarius Ostiarius Peritus Postulator Prebendary Precentor Prince-bishop Prince-abbot Prince-primate Prince-provost Promotor Fidei...
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