choral speaking

choral speaking

n.
Recitation of poetry or prose by a chorus.
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'These teachers also have to train students for competitions and other activities such as debate, drama and choral speaking,' he said.
The production begins with a rather overcrowded battlements scene, with lines of dialogue passed between six or seven actors wrapped in drab cloaks and with little bursts of choral speaking, very clever, but lacking the terror expected of the ghost scene.
The same adjudicator, in the choral speaking section, placed the Key Stage 1 and Year 7 pupils first and the junior pupils second in their respective groups.
I have used verse as part of the narration and to move the story forward; I wanted to unlock the power of choral speaking. It's not hugely original - it's what the Greek theatre did."
"From rap to choral speaking, in several different languages and different styles, Bangor's first WordFest is pushing the boundaries.
Skills covered include choral speaking, role play, stage fighting and mime.
In such an ensemble enterprise, it would be invidious to single out one single performer for particular praise, but special mention must be made of the superb choral speaking and singing, which was a sheer delight in its clarity and co-ordination.
In the course of the video, he introduces his audience to such musical elements as mixed meter, instrumentation of accompaniment, disjunct and conjunct melodies, vocal range, choral speaking, and the use of expressive markings such as dynamics and accents.
| On Friday evening, St John's Church held a carol service, which included readings, choral speaking and choral singing.
First places also went to Manav Jaspal in the Humorous Verse Class C, Amelia Shaw in Prose Speaking Class C and Bryony Camwell and Anna Williams for their Choral Speaking duo.