Definition of cantorial in English:

cantorial

Syllabification: can·to·ri·al
Pronunciation: /kanˈtôrēəl
 
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adjective

  • 1Of or relating to a cantor.
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    • Akerman recites this text against a background of the traditional cantorial melody for Kol Nidre, a prayer for Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.
    • Then check out trumpeter Frank London's Invocations, which tackles that most intense of Jewish music traditions, cantorial singing, through London's horn.
    • Bloch found his inspiration for this work in Jewish life and finds his musical material in the form of cantorial chant and Yiddish folk song.
  • 1.1Relating to or denoting the north side of the choir of a church, the side on which the cantor sits. The opposite of decanal.

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