Definition of Choir school
1. Noun. A school that is part of a cathedral or monastery where boys with singing ability can receive a general education.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Choir School
Literary usage of Choir school
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Schools of Medieval England by Arthur Francis Leach (1915)
"These almonry boys were the choir-boys, who learnt singing in the choir school, which the precentor had to maintain. As the fourteenth century Almoner ..."
2. The New Music Review and Church Music Review by American Guild of Organists (1906)
"Yes, St. Paul's choir school was the first "complete" school of its kind to be founded in this country. By "complete" we mean the full provision of board, ..."
3. Haydn by James Cuthbert Hadden (1902)
"... of Good Luck—A Musical Examination—Goes to Vienna—choir school of St Stephen's—A House of Suffering —Lessons at the Cathedral—A Sixteen-Part Mass ! ..."
4. Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine by Cathedral League, Episcopal Church, Diocese of New York (1916)
"... which included valued service rendered by choir boys from the Pro-Cathedral, the Cathedral choir school was organized at first as a day- school in ..."