a cappella

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sung without instrumental accompaniment

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oFF patisserie in horns for " Originally used in religious circles, a cappella (Italian for "in the manner of the chapel") is music performed by a group or solo singer without an instrumental accompaniment.
The Rising Star Quartet Competition is an educational tool and performance opportunity for advancing the musical art form of barbershop a cappella harmony among young women age 25 and under, and its sole purpose is to recognize superior participation by young women in the barbershop a cappella art form.
Members of the university's three a cappella groups - Divisi (women), On the Rocks (men) and Mind the Gap (coed) - taught the basics of a cappella, provided information about college-level singing, practiced group and individual songs, and, at the end of the day, included the students in part of Mind the Gap and Divisi's performance.
squared, an a cappella group led by 2010 Westboro High School graduate Jacob Reske, is one of six a cappella groups from across the country that will compete on the two-hour special of "The Sing-Off,'' airing on NBC at 8 p.
In a workshop, The Tigertones helped grades 4 and 5 understand the art of a cappella with a Beatles classic, All My Loving.
A cappella has really come into its own, not just as a form of music that is kind of fun in college, but as its own art form," says Julian Horowitz, a member of the Maccabeats, a Jewish a cappella group that began in Yeshiva University but has since gone professional.
To coincide with Rant's release, the Sunderland boys head out on a tour entitled A Cappella And Acoustic.
CARA, the Contemporary A cappella Recording Awards, reward the best musicians of the industry who use their voice as their only instrument.
THE Magnets are currently wowing audiences at the Edinburgh Festival, and will soon be bringing their a cappella style to the North East next month.
Asani, the contemporary a cappella Aboriginal women's trio, was part of the a cappella Northern Harmony festival, held in Edmonton last month.
PALMDALE - Boston-based a cappella vocal group Ball in the House takes the stage Feb.
In the death scene, Baras, bound to a grille, let loose with stunning, a cappella footwork, a poignant and powerful finale to a lush, swirling spectacle.
Franca Rossi ("La musica sacra di Galuppi tra ospedali e cappella ducale") catalogs the sacred and devotional music of the staggeringly productive Baldassare Galuppi, while Geoffroy Jourdain ("Ecriture a cappella et ecriture concertante dans la musique sacree d'Antonio Lotti: Etude comparative tie deux messes de requiem") explores how, in two stylistically different works on the same text, Lotti addresses certain loci topici in a comparable manner.
It's a cappella (without instruments) except for some percussion.
NEW YORK -- On April 9, 2010, Horace Mann High School will offer up its stage to a city-wide a cappella festival to raise money for the creation of an a cappella program at a Bronx public high school.