For instance: I should have put in the foreground your being so much respected as Lay Precentor
, or Lay Clerk, or whatever you call it, of this Cathedral; your enjoying the reputation of having done such wonders with the choir; your choosing your society, and holding such an independent position in this queer old place; your gift of teaching (why, even Pussy, who don't like being taught, says there never was such a Master as you are
The cries of the sheep upon the neighbouring hills, the streamlets upon either hand, one loudly singing among pebbles, the other dripping furtively from pond to pond, the stir of the wind in mountainous old flowering chestnuts, and once in seven days the voice of the bell and the old tunes of the precentor
, were the only sounds that disturbed the silence around the rural church.
postulants, scribes, gooroos, precentors
, beadles, fakeers, sextons,
The couple then took part in a Litany of Reconciliation, a prayer written in 1958 by the first Canon Precentor
of the new cathedral.
According to Ismar Elbogen, the recitation of the Amidah began with the precentor
(sheliakh tzibbur) intoning the entire prayer, and the congregation reciting "amen" after each benediction.
The Diocesan Parsonage Board has therefore decided to seek alternative accommodation for the Dean and the Canon Precentor
and their families elsewhere in Bangor.
The role of the director was thereby elevated above that of an ordinary precentor
(regent): he needed to become a highly educated musical performer with multifaceted training.
Dean at Exeter Cathedral from 1748, Lyttelton, along with Jeremiah Milles, prebendary and precentor
at Exeter, undertook an extensive programme of research and restoration of the Cathedral.
In the Nave, the Canon Precentor
, Jeremy Dussek explained how the Lenten Stations of the Cross banners created for the pillars had been devised to incorporate World War 1 photos and memorabilia provided by members of the Cathedral congregation.
And Canon WEB CHAT: Precentor
Paul Greenwell, responsible for music and worship at Ripon Cathedral, said: "We forget sometimes that even writing was cutting edge social media once.
The Reverend Canon Michael Hampel, the precentor
Robinson follows the rather tortuous history of research on these manuscripts and the attempts to connect them to Cambridge until 1963, when Ian Harwood proved that they were all in the hand of Mathew Holmes, ironically at Christ Church, Oxford, where he served as precentor
and singing master, ca.