Reference Entry

cantor

Edited by Alison Latham

in The Oxford Companion to Music


Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199579037

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1 In modern Anglican and Roman Catholic usage, the singer who is charged with the duty of intoning the first words of psalms, antiphons, and hymns. Cantors, especially on feast days, often work in pairs at the desk in the middle of the choir. ...

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Subjects: Music

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