choral choral  /ˈkɔ rəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
  2. (adj) related to or written for or performed by a chorus or choir

Usage(s):

  1. Soon he was engaged in choral work and for two years he directed simultaneously the music of seven churches.
  2. And never mind the 10-minute standing ovation--nearly unheard of from a Salzburg audience--that followed the stirring, soaring strains of the closing choral ode.
  3. When Glenn Dillard Gunn gave him a theme, he quickly responded with a choral prelude which the Herald Examiner critic almost took for a Bach-Busoni transcription.

News

  1. Choral director grateful for fun career

    MICHIGAN CITY — Michigan City High School choral director Dennis Kienitz will retire at the end of this school year. During his 34-year-long career of teaching, 31 of those years were spent with the Michigan City school system.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Michigan City News-Dispatch

  2. Berkshire Choral Festival to hit Weill Hall stage June 15

    The Berkshire Choral Festival Chorus, accompanied by the Santa Rosa Symphony, will perform at Weill Hall at Sonoma State University’s...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Community Voice

  3. Freeport Choral Society seeks new members

    FREEPORT — The Freeport Choral Society is still accepting new members to perform in its Aug. 4 concert.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Journal-Standard

Quotes

  1. The chairman of the choir's board, former New York Mayor David N. Dinkins, called Turnbull "a giant in American choral music performance and arrangement."
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: David Dinkins Source: Forbes

  2. DETROIT (Billboard) - After reinterpreting his past for "The Kinks Choral Collection," which comes out Tuesday, Ray Davies says that "my initial instinct is to write some new songs again."
    on Nov 9, 2009 By: Ray Davies Source: Reuters

  3. Claims that the BBC was anti-God were "not just too sweeping; they are not even directionally true", said Mr Thompson. "This year we celebrated the 80th anniversary of the launch of the Daily Service. Songs of Praise, Choral Evensong, Thought...
    on Oct 15, 2008 By: Mark Thompson Source: Theos

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