Word "Cantor" comes from the Latin cantor, which means a singer, chorister. A cantor is usually the head of liturgical music or prayers. In historical times, the cantor combined the functions of a conductor (the leader of a choir and an instrumental ensemble), a composer, an organist, a teacher of the elementary theory of music and singing (usually affiliated with a religious institution such as synagogue or church).
For example, cantor in the Russian musical…Continue
Posted on October 31, 2017 at 9:00am