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choir school

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(Education) (in Britain) a school, esp a preparatory school attached to a cathedral, college, etc, offering general education to boys whose singing ability is good
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Noun1.choir school - a school that is part of a cathedral or monastery where boys with singing ability can receive a general educationchoir school - a school that is part of a cathedral or monastery where boys with singing ability can receive a general education
prep school, preparatory school - a private secondary school
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Some of the monastery schools became cathedral choir schools, while others were handed over to local people to operate as grammar schools.
The Madeleine Choir School, a service of the Cathedral of the Madeleine, is not only one of the few Catholic full-time choir schools in the U.
Chapters correspond to the three sub-periods of the Baroque era, which are considered in terms of specific questions: the musical innovations and stylistic variety in the first half of the century and the political and economic crises, with discussion of how the ancients inspired the moderns, the use of theatrical music in the courts, the new expressivity of instrumental music, and the roles of music in civic and religious ritual; the institutions that produced music, such as public theaters, government and commercial sectors, and choir schools, convents, academies, salons, and music societies; and music in various cities in the late Baroque.
The occasion is the Northern Division of the Choir Schools Association Annual Sports Day.
Headteacher: Stephen Morris Address: Cardiff Road, Llandaff, Cardiff, CF5 2YH Association Member: IAPS, Choir Schools Association, ISC, Woodard Corporation School Numbers: 650 - 437 boys 213 girls Termly Fees: pounds 1890 - pounds 3290 Age appropriate entrance test
The first of these includes ways in which the various institutions--"monasteries, cathedral choir schools, collegiate churches, private tutelage, and the apprenticeship system" (p.
Choir schools up to 150 year 6 and under: Ysgol Tanygrisiau.
The band of six boys and seven girls from St Peter's choirs were joining in the Choir Schools Association Northern Football and Rounders Tournament.
Ministers are to give private choir schools state funding to bring choral music to children in nearby primaries.
Peter's was the employment of musicians adept in polyphony and trained in the choir schools of northern France and the Low Countries.
The young actors were drawn primarily from choir schools attached to the great chapels and cathedrals, where they received musical training and were taught to perform in religious dramas and classical Latin plays.
This occasion was the Annual Conference of the Choir Schools Association, which drew choristers from across the country, including from Westminster Abbey and York Minster.