Definition of Choirmaster

1. Noun. The musical director of a choir.

Exact synonyms: Cantor, Precentor
Generic synonyms: Musician
Derivative terms: Precentorship



Definition of Choirmaster

1. Noun. the musical director of a choir, who conducts performances and supervises rehearsal ¹

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Definition of Choirmaster

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Choirmaster

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choils
choir
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choirmaster (current term)
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choke collar
choke collars

Literary usage of Choirmaster

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1. The New Music Review and Church Music Review by American Guild of Organists (1906)
"WILLIAM CHURCHILL HAMMOND Organist and choirmaster Second Congregational Church, ... BAUMAN LOWE ORGANIST AND choirmaster Conductor Mendelssohn Glee Club of ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In 1719 he became choirmaster of St. Peter's, and remained in that office for twenty-four years. In the Accademia di-S. Cecilia he was one of the four ..."

3. The History of Music: A Handbook and Guide for Students by Waldo Selden Pratt (1907)
"1756), another opera-writer, was cathedral-choirmaster from 1690 and wrote fine sacred works (from 1681). Other North Italian sacred composers were ..."

4. Who's who in Music in California by Willey Francis Gates (1920)
"Was baritone, First Ch., Galesburg, 111.; New Eng. Ch., Chicago, Organist and choirmaster at First Ch., ZELLER, Irene M. Miss Zeller is a young singer who ..."

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