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Evensong rehearsal in the quire of York Minster, showing carved choirstalls
Egyptian Alexandria Jewish choir of Rabbin Moshe Cohen at Samuel Menashe synagogue, Alexandria, Egypt
The boychoir Cantores Minores in the Helsinki Cathedral in 2013
Lambrook School choir in the 1960s, a typical boys' school choir of the time
One possible layout
Choir in front of the orchestra
Relief, now in Athens, showing Dionysus with actresses (possibly from The Bacchae) carrying masks and drums
Church singing, Tacuinum Sanitatis Casanatensis (14th century)
Luca della Robbia's Cantoria, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence
Baroque cantata with one voice per part

Musical ensemble of singers.

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Evensong rehearsal in the quire of York Minster, showing carved choirstalls

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One voice per part

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In music, one voice per part (OVPP) is the practice of performing choral music with a single voice on each vocal line.

The composer c. 1866

A German Requiem (Brahms)

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A German Requiem, to Words of the Holy Scriptures, Op.

A German Requiem, to Words of the Holy Scriptures, Op.

The composer c. 1866

45 (Ein deutsches Requiem, nach Worten der heiligen Schrift) by Johannes Brahms, is a large-scale work for chorus, orchestra, a soprano and a baritone soloist, composed between 1865 and 1868.

Detail of a 1804–05 portrait of Beethoven by J. W. Mähler

Choral Fantasy (Beethoven)

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Composed in 1808 by then 38-year-old Ludwig van Beethoven.

Composed in 1808 by then 38-year-old Ludwig van Beethoven.

Detail of a 1804–05 portrait of Beethoven by J. W. Mähler

The piece is scored for solo piano, mixed chorus, two soprano soloists, an alto soloist, two tenor soloists, a bass soloist, and an orchestra consisting of two flutes, two oboes, two clarinets, two bassoons, two horns, two trumpets, timpani and strings.

Schumann in 1839 by Josef Kriehuber, age 29

Robert Schumann

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German composer, pianist, and influential music critic.

German composer, pianist, and influential music critic.

Schumann in 1839 by Josef Kriehuber, age 29
Schumann's birth house, now the Robert Schumann House, after an anonymous colourized lithograph
Schumann's music room in the Robert Schumann House, Zwickau
A youthful Robert Schumann
Clara Wieck in an idealized lithograph by Andreas Staub, c. 1839
Friedrich Wieck in a sketch by Pauline Viardot-Garcia, around 1838
Schumann House, Leipzig: Robert and Clara Schumann lived in an apartment here from 1840 to 1844.
The stylized profiles of Clara and Robert Schumann, after the well-known relief by Ernst Friedrich August Rietschel.
Robert and Clara Schumann in 1847, lithograph with a personal dedication
Robert Schumann in an 1850 daguerreotype
Grave of Robert and Clara Schumann at Bonn
Robert Schumann monument at his birthplace Zwickau, Germany
Birthplace of Robert Schumann in Zwickau (photo taken in 2005)
The East Germany 1956 Schumann/Schubert error: Schubert's music is on the top stamp, and Schumann's on the bottom.
1960 Post of the USSR stamp marking the 150th anniversary of Schumann's birth

He composed four symphonies, one opera, and other orchestral, choral, and chamber works.

Elvis Presley, a musician of the 20th century.

Musician

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Person who composes, conducts, or performs music.

Person who composes, conducts, or performs music.

Elvis Presley, a musician of the 20th century.
1820 portrait of Ludwig van Beethoven by Joseph Karl Stieler, a major composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras

A musician can perform as a solo artist or as a part of an ensemble (e.g. an orchestra, a choir or a pop group).

SSAA choir

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Initialism referring to a choir composed of two distinct Soprano sections and two distinct Alto (A) sections.

Initialism referring to a choir composed of two distinct Soprano sections and two distinct Alto (A) sections.

Women's choirs frequently sing a mixture of SSA and SSAA songs, and in order to create optimal balance, voices may be divided differently in an SSAA arrangement.

The composer by Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow, 1834

St. Paul (oratorio)

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Oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn.

Oratorio by Felix Mendelssohn.

The composer by Friedrich Wilhelm Schadow, 1834

mixed (SATB) and either children's or women's choruses

On these organ stops, some of the knobs have numbers indicating the length in feet of the longest (the lowest note) organ pipe of the stop

Glossary of music terminology

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A variety of musical terms are likely to be encountered in printed scores, music reviews, and program notes.

A variety of musical terms are likely to be encountered in printed scores, music reviews, and program notes.

On these organ stops, some of the knobs have numbers indicating the length in feet of the longest (the lowest note) organ pipe of the stop

vocal score or piano-vocal score : A music score of an opera, musical, or a vocal or choral composition with orchestra (like oratorio or cantata) where the vocal parts are written out in full but the accompaniment is reduced to two staves and adapted for playing on piano

Perfect unison

Unison

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Two or more musical parts that sound either the same pitch or pitches separated by intervals of one or more octaves, usually at the same time.

Two or more musical parts that sound either the same pitch or pitches separated by intervals of one or more octaves, usually at the same time.

Perfect unison
"Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" melody doubled in unison. clarinet & pizz. violin
"Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star" melody doubled in four octaves. piano

When an entire choir sings the main melody, the choir usually sings in unison.

Anton Bruckner wearing the badge of the Order of Franz Joseph (portrait by Josef Büche)

Anton Bruckner

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Austrian composer, organist, and music theorist best known for his symphonies, masses, Te Deum and motets.

Austrian composer, organist, and music theorist best known for his symphonies, masses, Te Deum and motets.

Anton Bruckner wearing the badge of the Order of Franz Joseph (portrait by Josef Büche)
The house in Ansfelden, Austria, where Anton Bruckner was born. It is now the Anton Bruckner Museum.
St Florian's Priory, where Bruckner lived on many occasions during his life
The "Bruckner Organ" in Sankt Florian
Bruckner, c. 1860
Portrait of Anton Bruckner (1889)
Bruckner with the Order of Franz Joseph, 1886
Copy of the Tilgner bust
"Anton Bruckner arrives in Heaven". Bruckner is greeted by (from left to right): Liszt, Wagner, Schubert, Schumann, Weber, Mozart, Beethoven, Gluck, Haydn, Handel, Bach. (Silhouette drawing by Otto Böhler)

In addition to his symphonies, Bruckner wrote Masses, motets and other sacred choral works, and a few chamber works, including a string quintet.