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a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony

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a family of similar musical instrument playing together

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the area occupied by singers

sing in a choir

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More than once, in the choir, at the hour of the offices, his neighbor in the stalls had heard him mingle with the plain song,
The Methodists have a good choir; and you can't deny, Cornelia, that the singing in our church is awful since the split in the choir.
In the choir the bored choristers could be heard trying their voices and blowing their noses.
Next, and before the Norman Conquest, the Gospel dialog between the angel and the three Marys at the tomb of Christ came sometimes to be chanted by the choir in those responses which are called 'tropes':
As the last momentous words of the angel died away a jubilant 'Te Deum' burst from, organ and choir, and every member of the congregation exulted, often with sobs, in the great triumph which brought salvation to every Christian soul.
But there's people set up their own ears for a standard, and expect the whole choir to follow
There's a consperacy to turn me out o' the choir, as I shouldn't share the Christmas money--that's where it is.
The congregation had been used to seeing Will at church in former days, and no one took much note of him except the choir, who expected him to make a figure in the singing.
He could look nowhere except at the choir in the little gallery over the vestry-door: Dorothea was perhaps pained, and he had made a wretched blunder.
As they turned into the avenue leading to the house, a whole choir of feathered songsters fluted a sudden torrent of melodious greeting from their leafy hiding places.
The choir, which is made up of 46 youngsters from Lindley CE Junior School, were trophy winners at the International Eisteddfod in Llangollen, Wales, where they overcame strong competition from Welsh and English choirs and a choir from Estonia to win.
Wales is the undisputed land of song so you won't be suprised to hear there is no shortage of choirs in and around Cardiff.
Nadine Cooper, who manages the Nottingham Choir, said: "Many choirs do welcome non-singers but, personally, I'd have been far too intimidated to join one of those.
Nadine Cooper, who manages the Nottingham Choir, said: "Many choirs do welcome non-singers, but, personally, I'd have been far too intimidated to join one of those.
He was bass section leader of the National Youth Choirs of Wales and Great Britain and a founder of the National Chamber Choir.