Quire

(redirected from choir)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Quire

A unit equivalent to 24 sheets of paper.
References in periodicals archive ?
On March 11, 1950 the choir gave its first public performance to raise funds for the Trinity Methodist Church, Hexham, and in May that year the choir recorded six of its favourite songs.
Arthur Hayward was a long-serving member of Cambrian Male Voice Choir
It was such an uplifting experience I would absolutely love to have a Tuneless Choir in the area.
Nottingham choir leader Bernie Bracha pointed out only two per cent of the population are truly tone deaf.
They are an amazing choir and have achieved great things.
We wanted to test if singing in a choir affected our choristers' mood, stress levels and immune system function, all of which play a really important role in making sure we're as healthy as we can be; especially important when someone has been affected by cancer.
Originally from Blackpool, Alan's work brought him to Coventry in 1977, when he started his career as a male voice choir musical director for Binley MVC, which later became the City of Coventry MVC.
And the 54-strong choir will perform its first concert at Middlesbrough Theatre under Mrs Willis' leadership tonight.
Supported by Andy and a core of musicians from his community choir, Open Voices, (who not only sang, but also boosted our sound with guitar, drumkit, banjo, shaker, tambourine, and keyboard) we learned to sing--in harmony--Tegan and Sara's Closer and Sweet City Woman by the Stampeders.
The 71-year-old said: "The average age of the choir is quite high.
The choir's fresh approach and intriguing African repertoire prompted an invitation for a friendship concert along with the Shanghai Conservatoire Female Choir from China to the Cincinnati downtown Freedom Centre, a performance that received roaring standing ovations for every song that was performed.
For example, if we choose 0 dB to be the sound intensity at 10 meters from the choir, then if we back away to 20 meters, the intensity would be -6 dB; at 40 meters, it would be -12 dB.