A little tidbit about Chorus Music...
Information about chorus music? Historically, chorus music made its first debut during medieval times in Western Europe. At that time, Gregorian Chant (music traditionally sung by monks) was the most heard form of chorus music; how the times have changed: Today, chorus music is created when two or more singers perform together to form a vocal ensemble. Commonly referred to as a choir, chorus music performers either sing in a church, school, opera, musical theater or club (depending on choral size).
Specialty chorus music groups may be symphonic, vocal jazz or show. Whether singing a cappella, or with instrumental accompaniment, chorus music may be comprised of all male vocalists, all female vocalists, children vocalists or mixed vocalists. Almost always, chorus music consists of alto, bass, soprano and tenor singers. In chorus music, singing parts are usually arranged by voice range. Chorus music groups may provide a solo passage or passages to selected vocalists.
One of the longest surviving chorus groups today, is the Vienna Boys Choir. In existence for nearly five hundred years, this choir has become a national symbol to Austria and a mainstay in music history.
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