schola cantorum


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schola cantorum

(ˈskəʊlə kænˈtɔːrəm)
n, pl scholae cantorum (ˈskəʊliː)
(Music, other) a choir or choir school maintained by a church
[Medieval Latin: school of singers]
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scho•la can•to•rum

(ˈskoʊ lə kænˈtɔr əm, -ˈtoʊr-)

n., pl. scho•lae cantorum (ˈskoʊ li)
1. an ecclesiastical choir or choir school.
2. a section of a church for use by the choir.
[1775–85; < Medieval Latin: school of singers]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.schola cantorum - a school that is part of a cathedral or monastery where boys with singing ability can receive a general educationschola cantorum - 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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He has since sung at Westminster Abbey and St Peter's in Eaton Square with the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School's Schola Cantorum.
Born in Pergamino (Argentina), he took lessons with the renowned guitar teacher Jorge Martinez Zarate of Argentina, the uruguayan Abel Carlevaro and Javier Hinojosa of the Schola Cantorum of Paris.
The grant was given after the Schola Cantorum,the choir of regional major seminary, sang carols for the city hall employees during Monday's regular flag-raising ceremony.
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He has also received lessons on the historical Romantic-period guitar at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis under Professor Peter Croton, and he has actively participated in master-classes with Paolo Pegoraro, Fred Frith, Alvaro Pierri, Oscar Ghiglia, Marco Socias and Paul Galbraith.
All the impulses she received during her studies--at the Janacek Conservatory Ostrava, JAMU Brno, the Utrecht School of the Arts, Lammeninstitut Leuven and the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis--have been transformed into a unique artistic programme.
Included are several newly published works--exercises from Satie's study at the Schola Cantorum, additional Preludes flasques and Enfantines--and early versions of some wellknown pieces.
That, most likely, spawned the first 'schola cantorum' (music school) in the country and its boys' choir became the forerunner of the Tiples de Sto.
He will be joined by singers from Oxford University's Chamber Choir, Schola Cantorum.