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- noun (Mus.) The private orchestra or band of a prince or of a church.
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- noun The
private orchestraor bandof a princeor church.
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Although this citation has generally been taken as evidence that Prioris was still the king's maistre de chapelle at the time, Vatican documents refer to Hylaire Bernoneau as ‘magister capelle Christianissimi francorum regis’ as early as 1510.
Magister noster Magister Johannes Major doctor theologus in Parisiensis et thesaurarius capelle regis.
_Invenit abusum capelle et ab ipsa denominatus est: ab ordine recedens factus leprosus laqueo ut Judas se suspendit.