Choir Sentence Examples
Its church has a choir dating from the fifth century.
He's singing like the choir lead at a church revival.
The choir only is used for service.
The cathedral contains other 14th-century and early Renaissance paintings, the former including some Passion scenes, the only certain work of Barna da Siena, and some fine choir stalls.
On the 2nd of February 1829 the woodwork of the choir was set on fire by Jonathan Martin, a madman.Advertisement
The church is without aisles, and has a semicircular roof, and the choir is raised twelve steps above the floor of the nave.
The portal and the choir were reconstructed in the 18th century.
Do not attempt to sing it puts the choir off.
The old minster church, built in the middle of the 11th century, contains some fine choir stalls.
He was buried at Canterbury, in the choir.Advertisement
The choir has fine stalls of 1489-1490, upon one of which there is a view of the facade of the cathedral before its alteration in 1491.
Perhaps the York rubric implies that this was done when it orders (which the others do not) the thurible to be carried round the choir with the Gospel while the Creed was being sung.
He was then, at Sarum, censed by the deacon, and an acolyte censed the choir; at Bangor the Sinistrum Cornu of the altar and the relics were censed instead.
He devoted himself in_ 1335 to the completion of the choir of Beauvais Cathedral, the enormous windows of which were filled with the richest glass, But this building activity, which has left one of the most notable Gothic monuments in Europe, was broken into by the Hundred Years' War.
Introit, or as it is always called in the Sarum rite, " Office," a Psalm or part of a Psalm sung at the entry of the priest, or clergy and choir.Advertisement
The former cathedral church was mainly built 1069-1089, but was later gothicized; near the west end of the nave a plate in the floor marks the spot where Huss stood when condemned to death, while in the midst of the choir is the brass which covered the grave of Robert Hallam, bishop of Salisbury, who died here in 1417, during the council.
The afternoon sermon, which fell to the lot of the canon in residence, had usually been delivered in the choir, but soon after Liddon's appointment it became necessary to preach the sermon under the dome, where from 3000 to 4000 persons used to gather to hear the preacher.
Their monuments were erected by Queen Elizabeth, who found the choir and tombs in ruins.
An open space forming the heart of the square in which the church stands separates the solitary western tower (14th century) from the choir and transept, the nave having been blown down by a violent hurricane in 1674 and never rebuilt.
The elaborately carved choir is also enclosed by tumbago railings made in Macao, weighing 26 tons.Advertisement
Even the waggon vaults over the nave, choir and transepts are of stone unprotected by lead or tiles.
The church of the Magdalene possesses two candelabra, a gold cross, and various other works in metal by Bishop Bernward; and the Lutheran church of St Andrew has a choir dating from 1389 and a tower 385 ft.
It is reserved for the priests, and in that respect differs from the choir, the stalls in which are occasionally occupied by the laity.
In 1740, on the recommendation of the Dean of Hainburg, Haydn obtained a place in the cathedral choir of St Stephen's, Vienna, where he took the solo-part in the services and received, at the choir school, some further instruction on the violin and the harpsichord.
In the chapel behind the choir is hung one of Van Dyck's masterpieces, "The Erection of the Cross."Advertisement
The church, which rises high above the buildings clustering round it, consists of transepts and four bays of the nave of Romanesque architecture and of a fine choir (1450 - I 521) in the Flamboyant Gothic style with a triforium surmounted by lofty windows.
The finest part of the exterior is the choir, which is ornamented with a profusion of carved pinnacles and balustrading.
The Romanesque choir and apse belong to the 11th century, the rest of the interior is contemporary with the facade.
La Chapelle is still older, dating nominally from 1210, the choir and transept being considered to date from about fifty years later.
The insignia (pontificalia or pontificals) of the Roman Catholic bishop are (I) a ring with a jewel, symbolizing fidelity to the church, (2) the pastoral staff, (3) the pectoral cross, (4) the vestments, consisting of the caligae, stockings and sandals, the tunicle, and purple gloves, (5) the mitre, symbol of the royal priesthood, (6) the throne (cathedra), surmounted by a baldachin or canopy, on the gospel side of the choir in the cathedral church.
It is worn in choir at the solemn offices; it is the official sacral dress of the lower clergy in their liturgical functions; it is worn by the priest when administering the sacraments, undertaking benedictions, and the like; the use of the alb being nowadays almost exclusively confined to the mass and functions connected with this.
Originally only a choir vestment and peculiar to lower clergy, it gradually - certainly no later than the 13th century - replaced the alb as the vestment proper to the administering of the sacraments and other sacerdotal functions.
The roof is supported by fifty-two pillars with canopied niches for statues instead of capitals; the great windows of the choir, reputed to be the largest in the world, are filled with stained glass of 1844.
In a crypt under the choir lies the body of the cardinal saint Carlo Borromeo, who consecrated the cathedral in 1577.
The choir is painted in perspective (there was no room to build one), the earliest example of this device, which was so frequently used in baroque architecture.
The choir, crossing, and beautiful sixteen-sided dome, with the elegant external decorations in terra-cotta and marble, are by Bramante (c. 1492).
The choir's performance was absolutely top-notch; they have never sung better.
Schlick goes on to say the organ is to be suited to the choir and properly tuned for singing, that the singer may not be forced to sing too high or too low and the organist have to play chromatics, which is not handy for every one.
The public meetings of the great oecumenical council (1431-1449) were held in the choir, while the committees sat in the chapter-house.
Occupying the site of a much earlier building, of which there are remains, the present church with its fine choir was built in the middle of the 15th century.
The choir is used as the parish church.
It has an Evangelical and seven Roman Catholic churches, among the latter the cathedral of St Wilibald (first bishop of Eichstatt), - with the tomb of the saint and numerous pictures and relics, - the church of St Walpurgis, sister of Wilibald, whose remains rest in the choir, and the Capuchin church, a copy of the Holy Sepulchre.
Thegroinedvaulting of the roof is visible in the choir and the right transept, while the rest of the church has a wooden roof.
Begun by the Countess Matilda of Tuscany in 1099, after the designs of Lanfranc, and consecrated in 1184, the Romanesque cathedral (S Geminiano) is a low but handsome building, with a lofty crypt, under the choir (characteristic of the Tuscan Romanesque architecture), three eastern apses, and a façade still preserving some curious sculptures of the 12th century.
Here he repaired the fabric and changed the position of the communion table, a matter which aroused great religious controversy, from the centre of the choir to the east end, by a characteristic tactless exercise of power offending the bishop, who henceforth refused to enter the cathedral.
Thus there was the prior scholae or leader of the choir, prior scriniariorum, &c.
The transepts have eastern apsidal chapels, as have the choir aisles, though the walls of these last.
The frescoes in the choir, with scenes from the life of St John the Baptist and St Stephen, are by Fra Filippo Lippi (1456-1466) and are his best work; the dance of Salome and the lying in state of St Stephen are the finest of the series.
It was a trifling set-off that in 1567 the pope again enjoined the fathers to keep choir and to admit only the professed to priests' orders, especially as Gregory XIII.
The choir of the old Gothic church of 1398 (restored at the end of the 19th century) forms a portion of the parish church.
The restoration involved the complete rebuilding of the choir and the south side of the nave, but the model of the ancient building was followed with great care.
The installations of the knights of St Patrick, the first of which took place in 1783, were originally held here, and some of their insignia are preserved in the choir.
There was a slender tower between the nave and the choir.
The nave had ten bays and the choir six.
There is a fine Perpendicular tomb in the choir.
There was a solemn procession of the choir to the crossing.
This is a robed choir, affiliated to the Royal School of Church Music.
Let dust in dust and silence lie; Sing, sing, ye heavenly choir.
Could you broaden the repertoire of your church choir?
Choir boys don't sing soprano for any other reason.
What holiness is there in giving concerts in the choir?
A good number of young people sing in the choir.
Freeman "indisputably the third church not in a state of ruin in the principality," its choir furnishing "one of the choicest examples of the Early English style."
The nave is like an Italian basilica, while the large triple-apsed choir is like one of the early three-apsed churches, of which so many examples still exist in Syria and other eastern countries.
In parts of the choir there are five of these tiers of subjects or single figures one above another.
The tomb of William I., the founder's father - a magnificent porphyry sarcophagus contemporary with the church, under a marble pillared canopy - and the founder William II.'s tomb, erected in 1575, were both shattered by a fire, which in 1811 broke out in the choir, injuring some of the mosaics, and destroying all the fine walnut choir-fittings, the organs, and most of the choir roof.
On the north of the choir are the tombs of Margaret, wife of William I., and her two sons Roger and Henry, together with an urn containing the viscera of St Louis of France, who died in 1270.
The pavement of the triple choir, though much restored, is a very magnificent specimen of marble and porphyry mosaic in opus alexandrinum, with signs of Arab influence in its main lines.
The high altar (A) stands immediately to the east of the transept, or ritual choir; the altar of St Paul (B) in the eastern, and that of St Peter (C) in the western apse.
The choir terminated in a semicircular apse (F), surrounded by five chapels, also semicircular.
It consists of a vast nave of eleven bays, entered by a narthex, with a transept and short apsidal choir.
The stalls of the monks, forming the ritual choir, occupy the four eastern bays of the nave.
It will be noticed that the choir of the church is short, and has a square end instead of the usual apse.
We may also call attention to the greatly lengthened choir, commenced by Abbot John of York, 1203-1211, and carried on by his successor, terminating, like Durham Cathedral, in an eastern transept, the work of Abbot John of Kent, 1220-1247, and to the tower (D), added not long before the dissolution by Abbot Huby, 1494-1526, in a very unusual position at the northern end of the north transept.
The choir is usually long, and is sometimes, as at Llanthony and Christ Church (Twynham), shut off from the aisles, or, as at Bolton, Kirkham, &c., is destitute of aisles altogether.
In 1637 the roof-tree of the choir perished during a gale, and three years later the rich timber screen was demolished.
In the lavatory, or vestibule connecting the chapterhouse with the choir, Marjory Anderson, a poor half-crazy creature, a soldier's widow, took up her quarters in 1748.
The ruins, consisting of tower, choir, chapter-house, refectory and other apartments, are nearly hidden from view by their dense coating of ivy and the fine old trees, including many beautiful examples of copper beech, by which they are surrounded.
It has a stately modern parish church (attached to a Gothic choir), a small but very ancient chapel of the abbots of St Gall (whose summer residence was this village), and two Capuchin convents (one for men, founded in 1588, and one for women, founded in 1613).
The church (12th century), of which only the choir and apse are appropriated to divine service, has a beautiful nave formerly covered by four cupolas destroyed in 1816.
This and the transepts and choir are of Decorated work of various dates.
The choir is largely constructed of brick, and thus affords an unusually early example of the use of this material in English ecclesiastical architecture.
Street in 1860, is remarkable; the richness of the work within increases from west to east, culminating in a choir arcade decorated with work among the finest of its period extant; the period is that of the choir of Westminster Abbey, and from a comparison of building materials, choir arcades and sculpture of foliage, a common architect has been suggested.
As to vestments, in the choir offices, the surplice only was to be used; the hood being added in cathedrals and colleges; and by all graduates when preaching, everywhere.
The period of its erection probably lies for the most part between 1122 and 1252; but the choir was not built till 1513.
The present building was begun by Archbishop Roger (1154-81), and to this Transition period belong the transepts and portions of the choir.
The nave, portions of the central tower, and two bays of the choir are Perpendicular,'having been rebuilt towards the close of the 15th century.
Earlier than the rest of the fabric (except the crypt) is part of the chapter-house and the vestry, adjoining the south side of the choir, and terminating eastward in an apse.
In the West the high altar was moved to the east end (the presbyterium) with a space before it for the assisting deacons and subdeacons (the chancel proper) railed off as a spot peculiarly holy (now usually called the sanctuary); between this and the nave, where the laity were, was the choir, with seats for the clergy on either side.
The whole of this space (sanctuary and choir) came to be known as the " chancel."
As in a choir all the resources of an individual voice are used to strengthen the general effect, so must the individual lose his life that he may find it, witnessing by his share in the common service of the church to the ultimate unity of knowledge and harmony of truth.
Where there is a second high altar, it is generally at the end of the choir or chancel.
There remain only the fine Early English choir, with Decorated additions, the Norman south transept and the majestic Decorated tower; while slight fragments of a Norman nave are seen.
The church at Bayham was destitute of aisles either to nave or choir.
The two courts are divided by the main buildings of the monastery, including the church, the sanctuary (A), divided from B, the monks' choir, by a screen with two altars, the smaller cloister to the south (S) surrounded by the chapter-house (E), the refectory (X) - these buildings occupying their normal position - and the chapel of Pontgibaud (K).
The constructional choir is often wanting, the whole church forming one uninterrupted structure, with a continuous range of windows.
The friars' churches were at first destitute of towers; but in the 14th and 15th centuries, tall, slender towers were commonly inserted between the nave and the choir.
At Toulouse the nave also has two parallel aisles, but the choir is apsidal, with radiating chapel.
The original edifice is believed to have been erected in the time of Columba, but the transept and nave of the existing structure date from the early part of the 13th century, the choir from the 15th.
The ceremony begins with the singing by the choir of the anthem Hosanna Filio David; the collect follows; then the singing of a lesson from Exodus xv.
The church or minster of St Cuthberga is a fine cruciform structure of various styles from Early Norman to Perpendicular, and consists of a central lantern tower, nave and choir with aisles, transepts without aisles, western or bell tower, north and south porches, crypt and vestry or sacristy, with the library over it.
The abbey church originally consisted of a nave, choir without aisles, and transepts.
Of the choir only the foundations remain to indicate its extent; at the east end stood the high altar before which Robert III.
In this quarter of the town, too, is the Liebfrauenkirche, a fine church (nave 1250, choir 1404-1431) with lofty late Romanesque towers; the castle of the electors of Trier, erected in 1280, which now contains the municipal picture gallery; and the family house of the Metternichs, where Prince Metternich, the Austrian statesman, was born in 1773.
In 1322 the new choir was consecrated, and the bones of the Three Kings were removed to it from the place they had occupied in the former cathedral.
In the choir the heart of Marie de' Medici is buried; and in the adjoining side-chapels are monuments of the founder and other archbishops of Cologne, and the shrine of the Three Kings, which is adorned with gold and precious stones.
The large Protestant church of St Willibrord has a choir, built 1424-1526, which is one of the noblest Gothic structures on the Lower Rhine, and a modern nave (1882-96).
The Jesse window in the choir of Dorchester Abbey, Oxfordshire, is remarkable in that the tree forms the central mullion, and many of the figures are represented as statuettes on the branches of the upper tracery; other figures are in the stained glass; the whole gives a beautiful example of the combination of glass and carved stonework in one design.
Fosca, a church of the 12th century, octagonal outside, with colonnades on five sides and a rectangular interior intended for a dome which was never executed, beyond which is a three-apsed choir.
Of this structure the only remains are the western tower and the choir, which, greatly altered as well as repaired early in the 19th century, now forms the parish church.
The nave was begun in 1096 and is Romanesque in style; the transept and choir, which contain magnificent stained glass of the Renaissance period, are of Gothic architecture.
The building of the college of the Holy Virgin in Nativity, now King's College, was completed in 1506, and the bishop also rebuilt the choir of his cathedral, and built a bridge over the Dee.
The church contains fine inlaid choir stalls by Fra Giovanni da Verona.
This sweet song of Schack von Staffeldt's, however, was early silenced by the louder choir that one by one broke into music around him.
The choir extended westwards for three bays beyond the tower and terminated in a stone rood-screen.
There now remain only the transept and choir, a unique example of the Early Pointed style.
To the left of the choir is an octagonal chapel by Antonio da Sangallo the younger (1527).
This building, as renovated in the 12th century, was to consist of nave and transepts, choir and aisles, and massive central tower.
Marco in Florence, and in 1438 undertook to paint the altarpiece for the choir, followed by many other works; he may have studied about this time the renowned frescoes in the Brancacci chapel in the Florentine church of the Carmine and also the paintings of Orcagna.
All these works are later than the altarpiece which Angelico painted (as before mentioned) for the choir connected with this convent, and which is now in the academy of Florence; it represents the Virgin with Saints Cosmas and Damian (the patrons of the Medici family), Dominic, Peter, Francis, Mark, John Evangelist and Stephen; the pediment illustrated the lives of Cosmas and Damian, but it has long been severed from the main subject.
In cathedrals, monastic churches and the larger parish churches the stalls are fixed seats enclosed at the back and separated at the sides by high projecting arms, and placed in one or more rows on the north and south sides of the choir or chancel, running from the sanctuary to the screen or chancel arch.
These separate enclosed seats are properly reserved for the clergy, and more usually the choir are seated in open benches in front of the stalls.
The nave was erected at the end of the 13th century, and the choir in 1377-1379.
The term is also given to the apse or semicircular termination of the choir; as at Canterbury in the part called "Becket's crown."
The parish church of St Benedict dates from 1451, but was restored in 1775 - it has some fine 15th-century painted glass in the choir.
This magnificent basilica, with four round towers, two large domes, and a choir at each end, has a specially imposing exterior, though the impression produced by the interior, is also one of great dignity and simplicity, heightened by the natural colour of the red sandstone of which it is built.
Only the ground plan and the lower part of the western towers belong to the original building consecrated in IIIo; the remainder was mostly finished by 1181, but the west choir and the vaulting were built in the 13th century, the elaborate south portal was added in the 14th century, and the central dome has been rebuilt.
Second in interest to the cathedral is the church of St Paul, also in the Romanesque style, and dating from 1102-1116, with a choir of the early 13th century, cloisters and other monastic buildings.
In the main, its architecture is Gothic, but the choir and the apsidal chapels, with their elaborate interior and exterior decoration, are of Renaissance workmanship. The graceful tower, which rises beside the southern portal to a height of 255 ft., belongs to the early 1 4 th century.
The choir, which is one of the earliest examples of the Norman Gothic style, dates from the early 13th century.
Queen Matilda is interred in the choir, and a fine crypt beneath it contains the remains of former abbesses.
These are a part of the choir of the 12th-century palacechurch, and a sixteen-sided baptistry originally consecrated by Pope Leo III.
The existing ruins comprise parts of the Early English choir, the north transept, also Early English but of later date, and the rich Decorated nave.
The church consists of a clerestoried nave and choir, with a western tower; the eastward extension of the choir, the construction of the retrochoir and other works were undertaken in 1900 and consecrated in 1905 as a memorial to Dr Walsham How, the first bishop. During restoration of the spire (the height of which is 247 ft.) in 1905, records of previous work upon it were discovered in a sealed receptacle in the weather-vane.
After the decline of episcopacy the building was neglected for a long period, but the choir, which contains some carved oak stalls of the 16th century, was restored in 1873, and the nave roofed and restored in 1892-1895, under the direction of Sir Rowand Anderson, the architect.
From the time of the Reformation the choir had been used as the parish church, but since its restoration the whole cathedral has been devoted to this purpose.
The church itself was a cruciform structure with a choir, nave and transepts, and a tower surmounting the centre of intersection.
At every liturgical service, and especially at Mass and at choir services, there must be at least At two lighted tapers on the altar, 2 as symbols of the presence of God and tributes of adoration.
The nave has only two bays and the choir is insignificant.
The vaulting of the nave takes the form of a series of cupolas, and that of the choir and transept is similar.
The library was first kept in the choir of the Heilige Geist Kirche, and then consisted of 3500 MSS.
The cathedral, which was restored in 1884-1886, has a choir, a crypt and two towers of the 11th, a transept of the 13th and a late Gothic nave of the 16th century.
The crypt under the raised transept and choir is one of the largest in the world, and the church is one of the finest in Scandinavia.
The oak stalls in the choir are fine examples of late 16th-century carving.
In one of the chapels is a fine Madonna by Fra Bartolommeo; in the municipal picture gallery are a fine "God the Father" and another Madonna by him; also some sculptures by Civitali, and some good wood carving, including choir stalls.
In the cathedral choir is good stained glass of 1485.
This has long been the cathedral of St Doimo or Domnius, small and dark, but noteworthy for its finely carved choir stalls.
One of the most famous of the early Carthusian monks was St Hugh of Lincoln, who lived here from 1160 to 1181, when he went to England to fond the first Carthusian house at Witham in Somerset; in 1186 he became bishop of Lincoln, and before his death in 1200 had built the angel choir and other portions of the wonderful cathedral there.
These dimensions are very slightly lessened in the choir.
The choir, with its unusual form and radiating chapels, plainly follows French models, but the name of the architect is lost.
The choir stalls in the body of the church are modern, as is the organ, a fine instrument with an "echo" attachment, electrically connected, in the triforium of the south transept.
Monuments, tombs, busts and memorials crowd the choir, its chapels and the transepts, nor is the nave wholly free of them.
The most common forms, however, are the processional litanies, and the solemn entry of clergy and choir into the church, which on festivals is accompanied by the singing of a processional hymn, their exit being similarly accompanied by the chanting of the Nunc Dimittis.
Its cathedral of St Pierre, in some respects the most daring achievement of Gothic architecture, consists only of a transept and choir with apse and seven apse-chapels.
Begun in 1247, the work was interrupted in 1284 by the collapse of the vaulting of the choir, in 1573 by the fall of a too ambitious central tower, after which little addition was made.
The transepts and choir are ruined, and the remains of domestic buildings are slight.
The plan consists of a nave, with aisles and lateral chapels, transept and choir, with a deambulatory at a slightly lower level.
Beneath the choir, which is a fine example of early Gothic architecture, extends a crypt of the 11th century with mural paintings of the 12th century.
The choir of the chapel still contains the original oak canopied stalls, miserere seats and lofty open screens in the French flamboyant style, and of unique beauty of design and execution.
The principal buildings are the fine Gothic church of St Peter and St Paul, dating from the r5th century, with two stately towers, a famous organ and a very heavy bell; the Frauen Kirche, erected about the end of the 15th century, and possessing a fine portal and choir in pierced work; the Kloster Kirche, restored in 1868, with handsome choir stalls and a carved altar dating from 1383; and the Roman Catholic church, founded in 1853, in the Roman style of architecture, with beautiful glass windows and oil-paintings.
After proceeding up the nave, he was to kneel and pray at the topmost step of the entrance of the choir, into which he was to be introduced by the bishop or his commissary, and placed in his stall.
Later in the r 2th century the Cistercians brought in a type of church which, without any great change of mere style, has a very different effect, a high choir taking in some sort the place of the cupola.
He established and richly endowed the first foundling hospital, built and repaired numerous churches, constructed the Sistine Chapel and the Sistine Bridge, improved church music and instituted the famous Sistine choir, commissioned paintings on the largest scale, pensioned men of learning, and, above all, immortalized himself as the second founder of the Vatican library.
The nave, restored in 1892, is used as the parish church, but the choir and transepts are roofless, though otherwise kept in repair.
In the choir is the tombstone which Carlyle erected over the grave of his wife, Jane Baillie Welsh (1801-1866), a native of the town.
Before this the so-called cappa choralis, a black, bell-shaped, hooded vestment with no liturgical significance, had been worn by the secular and regular clergy at choir services, processions, &c. This was in its origin identical with the chasuble, and if, as Father Braun seems to prove, the cope developed out of this, cope and chasuble have a common source.'
In the 12th century it was provided with arms (cappa manicata), but the use of this form was forbidden at choir services and other liturgical functions.
The choir (the East church) was added in 1494 by James IV., and the apse a few years later by James Beaton, archbishop of St Andrews, or his nephew, Cardinal David Beaton.
The choir is in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles and is higher than the nave.
In November the Commune fitted up Notre Dame as a temple of Reason, selected an opera girl to impersonate the goddess, and with profane ceremony installed her in the choir.
The Bishop of Lincoln" it was decided in 1890 that the singing of the Agnus Dei in English by the choir during the administration of the Holy Communion, provided that the reception of the elements be not delayed till its conclusion, is not illegal in the Church of England.
The conventional foliage decorating the capitals is of great beauty and variety, and extends to spandrils, bosses, &c. In the spandrils of the arches of the nave, transept or choir arcades, diaper work is occasionally found, as in the transept of Westminster Abbey.
Of the existing building, the easternmost bay of the nave, the transepts with east and west aisles, the choir with aisles and short transepts, and the Lady chapel, are Early English, a superb example of the finest development of that style.
The choir was occupied by the Roundheads during the Commonwealth, and was wrecked by the castle guns.
At the close of this troubled century peace descends upon exhausted passions; and amidst the choir of young and ardent voices celebrating the national reconciliation, the tocsin no longer sounds its sinister and persistent bass.
The latter is a brick building of the 13th and 14th centuries, with a choir in the Romanesque style, and a fine western portal which has been much disfigured.
He was buried on the south side of the choir of St Paul's, where a stone was laid over his grave, with no other inscription than his name.
The church of NotreDame, a Romanesque building, with a nave of the IIth century and a central tower and choir of the 13th century, is a fine example of the Norman architecture of those periods.
Augustine's at Canterbury, and to those of Winchester, to wear the pileus in choir.
The fine stalls and panelling in the winter choir date from 1548-1554.
A member of such a college is a canon in virtue of the spiritual duties which he has to perform, and the assignation to him of a stall in choir and a place in chapter; he is a prebendary in virtue of his benefice.
Sometimes prebends were held by boys who sang in choir, praebendae pueriles.
The choir had very good diction, which enabled the audience to hear Nancy Bush's words clearly.
The lack of ironed choir robes puts the choir off.
The choir's regular accompanist is the Minster's Organ Scholar, Simon Earl.
The first lessee was John Knott, who built a house adjoining the Choir.
Carpetted central aisle with longitudinal choir stalls on raised planked floors.
The organ is situated at the east end of the south choir aisle, with the attached console facing east.
The Premier Flute Choir has been fortunate enough to benefit from expanding the range of instruments to include an alto and bass flute.
The Cathedral Girls Choir provided some really angelic sounds during the time of Communion.
Also at St Mary's the Chamber Choir sang a beautiful candlelit Evensong.
She has recently completed a project to record all of Bach's sacred cantatas with the Holland Boys Choir.
This is followed singing the traditional polish carol, Infant Holy, Infant Lowly, in English sung by the children's choir.
The format will be similar to that of previous years - congregational singing of the favorite carols, readings and carols from the choir.
The choir, dressed in their rich purple cassocks, performed to a packed cathedral, lit entirely by candlelight.
The Psalms were chanted, and Hymns sung by the choir with spirit and care; the Hymns were " Come to thy Temple.
Sounds of thunder lie behind the angelic choir who introduce ' Belt Up ' .
Leeds Youth choir is a four-part choir for singers from 12 to 19 or over.
Louth Choral Society, Lincolnshire A Friendly 80 voice mixed choir which enjoys performing a wide range of music.
This immensely enjoyable feature documentary follows the male-voice choir of Berlevag, above the Arctic Circle, as they prepare for a Russian tour.
Terri Hendrix sounded like an off the wall gospel choir on her own.
Each night 50 or 60 people gathered in the cathedral choir stalls to sing Compline gently to round off a very full day.
In the summer of 1998 he wrote a piece for Michael Brewer's chamber choir Laudibus.
Please only use the choir loft when there is no room downstairs.
The choir performs major choral works twice a year under conductor Stephen Rhys, MBE.
The most significant change did not come until 1955, when a choir school was set up to train choristers.
The Children's Choir was formed in May 2003 as a training choir for boy and girl choristers.
Born in London, James Burton began his musical training in the Choir of Westminster Abbey where he was head chorister under Simon Preston.
Choral boarding places of 16% fee are awarded to cathedral / choir school choristers.
Loughborough Male Voice Choir Formed in 1967 from a group of men associated with the Baptist church in the town.
Each night 50 or 60 people gathered in the cathedral choir stalls to sing compline gently to round off a very full day.
Each year the choir performs numerous concerts, often helping charity groups to raise funds In addition we hold several social events each year.
Aylesbury Festival Choir, Buckinghamshire A long-established choir of around 100 members performing two major concerts each year plus a carol concert.
The choir also has an 8 voice ' consort of Voices ' for smaller venues.
It is hard to believe that a disk of this standard could have emanated from a voluntary choir directed by an undergraduate student.
It includes a new work elegy, composed especially for the choir by our founder, David Aylett.
I thought the Senior Choir and the instrumental ensemble were magnificent.
Choir stalls on wooden block flooring, raised at rear.
Choir organ effects, too, are possible by playing an octave higher in combination with the 8ft. flute.
They have molded capitals, not foliate as in the choir, shallower than the 1200 design from which they are derived.
There are facilities for rehearsal and practice, including a grand piano, and there is a good chapel choir.
Now it's time for the glory hallelujah choir to take the stage.
We know the angel choir has a heck of a great new lead singer.
I have never, from any choir on any occasion, heard such magnificent conquest of the seemingly insuperable difficulties.
He took a sudden right turn, Which made the choir irate.
She is furious that no one will fund her hard-hitting documentary about a choir of reformed junkies.
Choir kneelers Thanks to everyone who volunteered to make kneelers for the choir last year.
It also contains listings for all our recent compact disks, which can be bought directly from the Choir for just £ 12.
They move them up to a choir loft out of the water instead.
The Knights Templar School chamber choir gave a very slick performance ranging from Elizabethan madrigals to songs from the shows.
The National Youth Choir of Scotland - celebrating its tenth birthday this year - revealed its own mettle in the Bernstein.
Bach's task was to train the choir, play the organ and compose new music.
The western part comprises a nave, and to its east is the choir or chancel.
The interior is very dark and consists of an aisleless nave, and slightly lower apsidal choir.
Philharmonic choir gave a spirited interpretation of Messiah with the accompanying Orchestra da Camera, under the excellent direction of the eminent Nicholas Cleobury.
The carols sung by the School Choir will range from medieval plainsong to a spectacular piece by the 20th century composer William Mathias.
The Choir's latest CD release, of music by Thomas Tallis, has won many plaudits in the music press.
Then, entered, or exited, should I say, the solemn procession of the Choir to the crossing.
The bar has been lovingly recreated from choir pews reclaimed from a private family chapel in West Sussex.
And my younger son may soon face a crossroads if his soccer practice schedule conflicts with the children's choir rehearsal schedule.
The Choir performs 3 concerts annually with a varied repertoire from the 16th century to contemporary music.
It is good to keep introducing new pieces in order to increase a choir's repertoire - pieces can then be performed in rotation.
Rood beam A beam, across the arch leading to the choir in the church, supporting the rood beam A beam, across the arch leading to the choir in the church, supporting the rood.
The interior, with its oak rood screen dividing the nave from the choir, is in perfect taste.
Hybrids have been raised in various colors, including the muted shades of ' Angel's Choir ' shown in the photograph.
Structured black singlets worn with A-line plaid skirts had something of the ' choir girl ' about them.
The chapel choir also provided a fine baritone soloist in the Five Mystical Songs.
The second soprano soloist, Lynne Haigh, drawn from the ranks of the choir, was excellent.
Singing sensations... Probably the most famous soprano around at the moment, Katherine Jenkins is a former choir member.
The carved oak choir stalls were placed in 1908 for £ 75.
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The 9am Choir, under the direction of Kathy Underhill, is fairly traditional in its approach.
The Chapel Choir was originally made up solely of male voices, the upper parts being sung by boy trebles.
What three kinds of voice (in a 4-part choir) read from music written using the treble clef?
The north chancel aisle, known as the Piper Choir, has quadripartite rib vaulting.
The backing vocals are by the St Winifred's School Choir, who had a No 1 in 1980.
The medieval woodcarvings covering the choir stalls are so old, the wood is almost black.
About midnight of the 19th-20th of October 1906, a fire broke out in the Latham chapel adjoining the north choir aisle, in which a new organ had recently been erected, and soon involved the whole building.
Specially serious damage was done in the immediate neighbourhood of the chapel, the oak-groined roof and rich fittings of the choir were wholly destroyed, but the finely moulded arches and the magnificent tracery of the east window survived in great part.
Eu has three buildings of importance - the beautiful Gothic church of St Laurent (12th and 13th centuries) of which the exterior of the choir with its three tiers of ornamented buttressing and the double arches between the pillars of the nave are architecturally notable; the chapel of the Jesuit college (built about 1625), in which are the tombs of Henry, third duke of Guise, and his wife, Katherine of Cleves; and the chÃ¢teau.
The choir only is used for service (Protestant), the nave being used as a gymnasium.
The remains of the choir and south transept disclose rich work of the Decorated style.
Its church has a choir dating from the iith century.
In the interior, which comprises the nave with aisles, transept and choir with ambulatory and side chapels, there are fine rose-windows with stained glass of the r4th century, and other works of art.
The plan consists of three naves, short transepts and a small choir, without ambulatory, terminating in three apses.
Among the other interesting churches of the department, that at St Satur has a fine choir of the 14th and 15th centuries; those of Dun-sur-Auron, Plaimpied, Aix d'Angillon and Jeanvrin are Romanesque in style, while Aubigny-Ville has a church of the 12th, 13th and 15th centuries and a chÃ¢teau of later date.
Begun by the Countess Matilda of Tuscany in 1099, after the designs of Lanfranc, and consecrated in 1184, the Romanesque cathedral (S Geminiano) is a low but handsome building, with a lofty crypt, under the choir (characteristic of the Tuscan Romanesque architecture), three eastern apses, and a faÃ§ade still preserving some curious sculptures of the 12th century.
The church follows the plan adopted by the Austin canons in their northern abbeys, and has only one aisle to the nave - that to the north; while the choir is long, narrow and aisleless.
The west front and a large portion of the north half of the nave and aisle have perished, but the remains include the rest of the nave, the two transepts, the chancel and choir, the two western piers of the tower and the sculptured roof of the east end.
Fortunately, however, the Gregorian canto fermo associated with it is of exceptional beauty and symmetry; and the great 16th century masters either, like Palestrina, left it to be sung as plain-chant, or obviated all occasion for dramatic expression by setting it in versicles (like their settings of the Magnificat and other canticles) for two groups of voices alternatively, or for the choir in alternation with the plain chant of the priests.
With a solemn triumphal march there mingled a song, the drip from the trees, and the hissing of the saber, "Ozheg-zheg-zheg..." and again the horses jostled one another and neighed, not disturbing the choir but joining in it.
The Raised Voices choir sang protest songs and encouraged the other protesters to join in.
And my younger son may soon face a crossroads if his soccer practice schedule conflicts with the children 's choir rehearsal schedule.
The choir 's repertoire spans 500 years, but specializes in costumed performances of 16th Century music, with some paid engagements.
The organ was moved to the east end of the north aisle and a robed choir sat in the chancel.
Rood beam A beam, across the arch leading to the choir in the church, supporting the rood.
The choir has not only the tomb but a matching piscina and sedilia and a richly framed sacristy door.
I was also struck by the iron grille which separates the nave from the nun 's choir with two rows of ancient choir stalls.
The vocal talent of the choir of Humphry Davy School serenaded shoppers at the Wharfside last week.
Hybrids have been raised in various colors, including the muted shades of ' Angel 's Choir ' shown in the photograph.
A talk was given by historian and author Jill Liddington and suffrage songs were sung by a local choir.
Later they would sing in unison backed by a local choir.
The scoring is for choir, amplified string quartet and four percussionists and results in new sonorities revealing Patterson 's imagination at full stretch.
Choir boys do n't sing soprano for any other reason.
Pushing Edward aside he stumbled blindly into one of the choir rooms, slamming the door behind him.
Here the choir of Selwyn, Cambridge really bring out the heart and the subtlety of this remarkable music.
David in fact started off as a tenor in the choir, but his value as a superb accompanist was soon recognized.
About the Choir Worrall Male Voice Choir celebrated its thirtieth anniversary in grand style by making its first foreign concert tour in May 2000.
I once appeared on daytime TV as part of a tone-deaf choir.
The choir 's performance was absolutely top-notch; they have never sung better.
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What three kinds of voice (in a 4-part choir) read from music written using the Treble clef?
The Chapel is thriving, with a wonderful choir for our Sunday Services composed mainly of Trinity students.
Next Thursday there will be tryouts for the choir.
The unaccompanied choir brings the work to an exultant close.
A holiday gospel choir may be over-the-top for this wedding approach, but asking a small handbell choir to play at your wedding is a good Christmas music choice.
She was not allowed to join the school choir because her voice drowned out the other students.
In her childhood years, Beyoncé racked up over 30 regional awards for singing and dancing and was a soloist in her church choir from age seven.
Tom discovered his gift of singing early by participating in his school choir and singing at local weddings.
As a child, Hudson honed her skills singing in the church gospel choir.
Her mother sang in the church choir, and the young girl started singing along at a very young age.
Although her father was a music teacher and choir master, Day became interested in dance, and partnered with Jerry Doherty, performing around Cincinnati.
The frog choir is one such popular show featuring Hogwarts students with their frogs and singing for the crowd.
The Frog Choir appeared in the feature film version of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkhaban.
Often churches of all denominations offer instrumental services or choir driven services throughout December.
They often put on band, choir, and swing (music and dance) concerts during the holiday season.
A few years later at his church in Philadelphia, Brooks asked his organist, Lewis Redner, to set the tune to music for the choir.
Here are some resources for you to find Christmas carol lyrics for your church choir, family gathering, or caroling group.
Past years have featured musical numbers, dancers, and even a gospel choir.
She began honing her talent as a singer in the church choir.
Raised in Texas, Kelly had no formal training as a singer until she joined the school choir in middle school.
According to Clarkson, her aspirations were to become a marine biologist and by chance, a teacher heard her singing in the hall and convinced her to join the choir.
Before a crowd of 5000 people, Lauren remembers, "I had overcome a lot for one little white girl to perform with the gospel choir professor on piano before a packed auditorium of Afro Americans".
However, over the years, it has been covered by artists as diverse as Alvin and the Chipmunks, Cyndi Lauper, and The Vienna Boys' Choir.
Two years later, she sang and played piano for the choir at her father's church.
Katherine Hudson was a Christian rock album, but soon after, Katy discovered a new kind of music than what she had been singing in her church choir for all of her life.
He began dancing at the age of two, and later sung in his church choir.
As someone who always enjoyed singing and performing, she enrolled in performing arts schools such as the Parker Elementary School, where she performed in the choir.
During her early school years, Beyonce became a regular in local talent shows as well as her school and church choir.
The story is set in the fictional William McKinley High School in Lima, Ohio and focuses on the school choir - aka, glee club.
He began his singing career in the church choir, but it wasn't long before he was exploring other types of music.
Ten days after he sealed the statutes, on the 12th of April 1443, Chicheley died and was buried in Canterbury cathedral on the north side of the choir, under a fine effigy of himself erected in his lifetime.
The exterior of the choir, with its four radiating chapels, its jutting cornices supported by modillions and columns with carved capitals, and its mosaic decoration of black and white stones, is the most interesting part of the exterior The rest of the church comprises a narthex surmounted by a tower, three naves and a transept, over which rises another tower.
The cathedral (1150-1499), a Romanesque building with a beautiful south portal and a Gothic choir, is, next to the cathedral of Upsala, the largest church in Sweden.
Eu has three buildings of importance - the beautiful Gothic church of St Laurent (12th and 13th centuries) of which the exterior of the choir with its three tiers of ornamented buttressing and the double arches between the pillars of the nave are architecturally notable; the chapel of the Jesuit college (built about 1625), in which are the tombs of Henry, third duke of Guise, and his wife, Katherine of Cleves; and the château.
The first choir was burned down in 1213, but was rebuilt in 1242 at the same time as the transept, and is a superb specimen of pointed Gothic. There are five towers with spires, which give the outside an impressive appearance, and much has been done towards removing the squalid buildings that formerly concealed the cathedral.
The present beautiful choir was built by Dean Balshall (1465-1491), and in the reign of Henry VII.
But the dean and chapter objected to the absence of a structural choir, nave and aisles, and wished to follow the medieval cathedral arrangement.
The first stone of the new St Paul's was laid on the 21st of June 1675; the choir was opened for use on the 2nd of December 1697; and the last stone of the cathedral was set in 1710.
He occupied the post of surveyor of the royal works for fifty years, but by a shameful cabal was dismissed from this office a few years before his death He died in 1723, and is buried under the choir of St Paul's; on a tablet over the inner north doorway is the well-known epitaph - Si monumentum requiris, circumspice.
The Gothic choir, forming the more modern portion of the cathedral, was added during the latter half of the 14th and the beginning of the 15th century, and contains the tomb of the emperor Otto III.
The principal portal is a fine specimen of 12th-century Romanesque, and the lower part of the nave is of the same period; the choir and the transept are striking examples of the style of the 13th century.
The former, well restored by Ricci in1898-1900(except for the dome with its baroque frescoes which has not been altered), is a regular octagon, with a vestibule, originally flanked by two towers on the west, a choir added on the east, triangular outside and circular within; it is surrounded within by two galleries interrupted at the presbytery, and supported by eight large pillars, the intervals between which are occupied by open exedrae.
The mosaics of the choir (547) are due to Justinian, and, though inferior in style, are remarkable for their splendour of colouring and the gorgeous dresses of the persons represented, and also for their historical interest, especially the scenes representing the emperor and the empress Theodora presenting offerings.
There are two transeptal chapels and a short choir.