Choirmaster sentence example

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  • Studying in his youth for the Church, he was admitted to the minor orders in 1539 and ordained deacon in 1541 at Venice; but he soon devoted himself entirely to the study of music under the guidance of Adrian Willaert, then choirmaster at St Mark's.
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  • Willaert, dying in 1562, was succeeded by Cipriano di Rore, on whose removal to Parma in 1565 Zarlino was elected choirmaster.
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  • It was at this time, however, par excellence the vestment proper to the cantors, choirmaster and singers, whose duty it was to sing the invitatorium, responses, &c., at office, and the introitus, graduate, &c., at Mass.
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  • Gorczycki followed several composers whom we have met on previous occasions in becoming choirmaster of Wawel Cathedral in 1698.
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  • R If I might add my two pennies worth, as a " young choirmaster " .
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  • During a Christmas service at Cologne Cathedral in 1670, the choirmaster took a white candy stick and bent it to look like a shepherd's staff to keep the children busy during the long service.
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