chorale

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n chorale a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n chorale (Mus) A stately hymn tune; a simple sacred tune, sung in unison by the congregation, used mostly in Protestant (especially Lutheran) churches; as, the Lutheran chorals .
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chorale See choral, 1.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Chorale a simple harmonised composition, with slow rhythm: a tune written for a psalm or hymn: in R.C. usage, any part of the service sung by the whole choir
    • Chorale . See Choir.
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Usage

In literature:

He filled with wonder and majesty and tenderness the simple old choral.
"Unfinished Portraits" by Jennette Lee
His rich voice had the choral intonation without which no poem can be vocally interpreted.
"The Brownings" by Lilian Whiting
His choral walls are true epopees.
"Ivory Apes and Peacocks" by James Huneker
Only one theme, which occurs in the third movement, is of any account, and that is an imitation of an old German chorale.
"The So-called Human Race" by Bert Leston Taylor
A Brother-Major came forward and led the Choral Guard and audience in a responsive psalm that emphasized the smiting of enemies.
"Telempathy" by Vance Simonds
There was not a choral society in the State.
"Camilla: A Tale of a Violin" by Charles Barnard
The large, well equipped stage and dressing rooms, offer a permanent, desirable home, for the musical, choral and dramatic clubs.
"Solaris Farm" by Milan C. Edson
The choral ceased, and I saw, near the gate, black-dressed men coming away from the funeral.
"The Serapion Brethren," by Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann
On another occasion I was offered the choir-mastership of a church choral society of 60 members.
"The Boy's Voice" by J. Spencer Curwen
The work is divided into three parts, all choral, linked by recitatives.
"The Standard Cantatas" by George P. Upton
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In poetry:

And oft as rising o'er the plain,
Thou and thy roseate Nymphs appear,
This simple song in choral strain,
From rapturing Bards shall meet thine ear.
"Morning" by Ann Radcliffe
Her home the heart of God; her voice
The choral harmonies whereby
The stars, through all their spheres, rejoice,
The rhythmic rule of earth and sky.
"Rantoul" by John Greenleaf Whittier
A star that with the choral starry dance
Join'd not, but stood, and standing saw
The hollow orb of moving Circumstance
Roll'd round by one fix'd law.
"The Palace of Art" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Thine ear, thou tender One, is caught,
If we but bend the knee in thought;
No choral song that shakes the sky
Floats farther than the Christian's sigh.
"Hymn Sung At A Sacred Concert At Columbia, S.C." by Henry Timrod
"Cease thy loud bugle's changing knell,"
Cried the fair youth, with silver voice;
"And for devotion's choral swell,
Exchange the rude unhallow'd noise.
"The Wild Huntsman" by Sir Walter Scott
Thine ear, Thou tender One, is caught,
If we but bend the knee in thought;
No choral song that shakes the sky
Floats farther than the Christian’s sigh.
"Faint Fall the Gentle Voice of Prayer" by Henry Timrod

In news:

The Rose Ensemble took first place in both sacred and secular music categories in a prestigious choral competition in Spain this past weekend.
Ann Meier Baker, the President of Chorus America also joins Tom for an update on the status of choral singing throughout the country.
Tom invites a few of his choral colleagues from the area to share recordings of their groups, and discuss Maryland's vibrant choral singing scene.
With Mendelssohn's 'Elijah,' the conductor begins his 41st season with the Pacific Chorale .
John Alexander stays the choral course alexander, chorale , says, music, choral , performance, group, first, elijah, professional.
Master Chorale Organ and Choral Extravaganza.
Newtown's Bucks County Singers have been bringing together the finest in choral groups from the Bucks County area and beyond for their annual "Voices of Bucks" choral festival.
On Saturday, Doebler will conduct the " Choral Reunion" concert, featuring the Ithaca College Choir and School of Music alumni, at 8:30 pm in Ford Hall in the James J Whalen Center for Music.
Photo courtesy of Choral Arts.
Choral Arts comes to Bainbridge for a concert on Saturday, Oct 6 at Grace Episcopal Church.
Choral Arts will perform "I Will Lift Mine Eyes" on Saturday, Oct 6 at Grace Episcopal Church.
It will perform a concert of choral classics beginning with three verse anthems by Orlando Gibbons, including the rarely heard "This is the Record of John.".
The Chorale 's singing members come from all walks of life, but they share one common goal —they love to sing and to entertain.
Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale readies its 'Twelve Days of Christmas,' San Jose style.
The Delray Beach Chorale will hold a holiday concert, Voices of the Season, on Saturday December 1, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church.
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In science:

The geometric commutation relation and the sixteen dimensional superalgebra or choral symmetry (named by Nakanishi) are very remarkable results characteristic to quantum Einstein gravity.
Notes on Unfair Papers by Mebarki et al. on ``Quantum Nonsymmetric Gravity''
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