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Meaning of CHORAL

Pronunciation:  [adj]'kowrul, [n]ku'ral, 'kowrul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
  2. [adj]  related to or written for or performed by a chorus or choir; "choral composition"; "choral ensemble"
 

CHORAL is a 6 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: chorale
 
 See Also: anthem, hymn

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Cho"ral\, a. [LL. choralis, fr. L. chorus. See
    {Chorus}.]
    Of or pertaining to a choir or chorus; singing, sung, or
    adapted to be sung, in chorus or harmony.
    
    {Choral service}, a service of song.
    
    
  2. \Cho"ral\, n. (Mus.)
    A hymn tune; a simple sacred tune, sung in unison by the
    congregation; as, the Lutheran chorals. [Sometimes written
    {chorale}.]
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: alto, baritone, bass, bravura, choric, coloratura, dramatic, falsetto, heroic, hymnal, liturgical, lyric, operatic, psalmic, psalmodial, psalmodic, sacred, singing, soprano, tenor, treble, vocal
 

 

 

 

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