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cho·ral

 (kôr′əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a chorus or choir.
2. Performed or written for performance by a chorus.

[Medieval Latin chorālis, from chorus, choral dance, from Latin; see chorus.]

cho′ral·ly adv.

choral

adj
(Music, other) relating to, sung by, or designed for a chorus or choir
n
(Classical Music) a variant spelling of chorale
ˈchorally adv

cho•ral

(adj. ˈkɔr əl, ˈkoʊr-; n. kəˈræl)

adj.
1. of a chorus or a choir: a choral society.
2. sung by, adapted for, or containing a chorus or a choir.
n.
[1580–90; < Medieval Latin chorālis=chor(us) chorus + -ālis -al1]
cho′ral•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.choral - a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
hymn, anthem - a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
Adj.1.choral - related to or written for or performed by a chorus or choir; "choral composition"; "choral ensemble"
Translations
جَـوقي
chorálovýsborový
kor-
énekkari
kórsöngs-, kór-
chorinischoro
kora-
zborový
korokoro için yazılmış

choral

[ˈkɔːrəl]
A. ADJcoral
B. CPD choral society Norfeón m

choral

[ˈkɔːrəl] adj [music, work, singing] → choral(e)

choral

adjChor-; choral societyGesangverein m, → Chor m

choral

(ˈkoːrəl) adjective
of, for, or to be sung by, a choir. choral music.
References in classic literature ?
It was a baleful choice and seemed to hold some secret and subtle association with the situation and general progress of events; or at any rate there was apparently some obscure reason for the energy and vim with which the scholars shouted the choral invitation again and again:--
No doubt the old cheery publicity is a little embarrassing to the two most concerned, and the old marriage customs, the singing of the bride and bridegroom to their nuptial couch, the frank jests, the country horse-play, must have fretted the souls of many a lover before Shelley, who, it will be remembered, resented the choral celebrations of his Scotch landlord and friends by appearing at his bedroom door with a brace of pistols.
Unspeakable, who sitst above these Heavens To us invisible or dimly seen In these thy lowest works, yet these declare Thy goodness beyond thought, and Power Divine: Speak yee who best can tell, ye Sons of light, Angels, for yee behold him, and with songs And choral symphonies, Day without Night, Circle his Throne rejoycing, yee in Heav'n, On Earth joyn all yee Creatures to extoll Him first, him last, him midst, and without end.
The deep prolonged notes, raised by a hundred masculine voices accustomed to combine in the choral chant, arose to the vaulted roof of the hill, and rolled on amongst its arches with the pleasing yet solemn sound of the rushing of mighty waters.
In the midst of this choral dance, at the fifty-first pulsation, the inhabitants of the Universe pause in full career, and each individual sends forth his richest, fullest, sweetest strain.
As for the later poets, their choral songs pertain as little to the subject of the piece as to that of any other tragedy.
It seemed, as the fanciful stranger said, like the choral strain of the spirits of the blast, who in old Indian times had their dwelling among these mountains, and made their heights and recesses a sacred region.
The choral chant, in fact, which had thus acted as a charm, was a kind of wild accompaniment to the favorite Indian game of "Hand.
And now all faces were visible, for all were standing up--the little children on the seats peeping over the edge of the grey pews, while good Bishop Ken's evening hymn was being sung to one of those lively psalm-tunes which died out with the last generation of rectors and choral parish clerks.
The two choral gentlemen agreed (in the minor key) with the general opinion.
The two choral gentlemen looked at each other, and agreed with the prevalent sentiment.
The conversation fell on the village commune, in which Pestsov saw a sort of special principle, called by him the choral principle.