CHOIR


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AcronymDefinition
CHOIRCorrection of Hemoglobin and Outcomes in Renal Insufficiency (Johnson & Johnson research study)
CHOIRCanadian Humanitarian Organization for International Relief
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More than once, in the choir, at the hour of the offices, his neighbor in the stalls had heard him mingle with the plain song, ad omnem tonum , unintelligible parentheses.
The Methodists have a good choir; and you can't deny, Cornelia, that the singing in our church is awful since the split in the choir."
"What caused the trouble in our choir?" asked Gilbert, who was suffering from suppressed laughter.
In the choir the bored choristers could be heard trying their voices and blowing their noses.
First, during the ceremonies on Good Friday, the day when Christ was crucified, the cross which stood all the year above the altar, bearing the Savior's figure, was taken down and laid beneath the altar, a dramatic symbol of the Death and Burial; and two days later, on 'the third day' of the Bible phraseology, that is on Easter Sunday, as the story of the Resurrection was chanted by the choir, the cross was uncovered and replaced, amid the rejoicings of the congregation.
As the last momentous words of the angel died away a jubilant 'Te Deum' burst from, organ and choir, and every member of the congregation exulted, often with sobs, in the great triumph which brought salvation to every Christian soul.
But there's people set up their own ears for a standard, and expect the whole choir to follow
He could look nowhere except at the choir in the little gallery over the vestry-door: Dorothea was perhaps pained, and he had made a wretched blunder.
And a choir within singing "Joy to the World." To Maggie and the rest of the audience this was transcendental realism.
As they turned into the avenue leading to the house, a whole choir of feathered songsters fluted a sudden torrent of melodious greeting from their leafy hiding places.
What holiness is there in giving concerts in the choir? I don't like it, it's just self-indulgence!"
At that hour the clear-voiced nymphs are with him and move with nimble feet, singing by some spring of dark water, while Echo wails about the mountain-top, and the god on this side or on that of the choirs, or at times sidling into the midst, plies it nimbly with his feet.