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  • noun Plural form of chorister.

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Examples

  • No they are not fußball players, but choristers from the Vienna State Opera who are again spending hours traipsing up and down the giant staircase that is the hallmark of Herbert Wernicke’s production of Verdi’s I vespri siciliani.

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  • No they are not fußball players, but choristers from the Vienna State Opera who are again spending hours traipsing up and down the giant staircase that is the hallmark of Herbert Wernicke’s production of Verdi’s I vespri siciliani.

    Stairway to Palermo

  • Her choristers were the birds; her incense the sweet perfume which the grateful earth and her innocent children the flowers continually offer up to their Maker: instead of the gaudy chandelier, she gazed upon the full-orbed moon, hanging like a silver lamp from its dome of blue, and forcibly recalling the Divine Hand which placed it there.

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  • Return! 'called the choristers louder and higher and clearer, and ended, with a magnificent burst of harmony, with the sublime proclamation,' The Lord hath redeemed Jacob, and glorified himself in

    The Bishop's Secret

  • My first idea was, that some of those fanatical Dissenters of Norrland who meet, as once the Scotch Covenanters, among the hills, were having a refreshing winter meeting in the woods; but on proceeding further we found that the choristers were a company of peasants returning from market with their empty sleds.

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  • Paris writes: "About this time the Lord Pope, Innocent IV., having observed that the ecclesiastical ornaments of some Englishmen, such as choristers 'copes and mitres, were embroidered in gold thread, after a very desirable fashion, asked where these works were made, and received in answer,' England. '

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  • But the chief innovation of Reeves's adaptation and Andrew Loudon's production is to swathe the action in gospel music from two black choristers complemented by a pair of Salvation Army girls.

    Cool Hand Luke – review

  • Thus professional choristers are held to the same standards as their professional colleagues in the orchestra.

    The Master of Many Choruses

  • Likewise, an opera company's production of "Aida" still requires a multitude of singers, musicians, choristers, stagehands and sometimes even an elephant.

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  • Teddy often attends morning service at that beautiful church and is surprisingly devout although he swears it is the cherubic choristers he goes to see.

    Exit the Actress

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