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Q: Cantorial Soloist ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: Cantorial Soloist
Category: Relationships and Society > Religion
Asked by: zfertig-ga
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Posted: 11 Jun 2006 17:28 PDT
Expires: 11 Jul 2006 17:28 PDT
Question ID: 737316
What is the difference between a cantor and a cantorial soloist? What
are the duties of a cantorial soloist?
Subject: Re: Cantorial Soloist
Answered By: gregaw-ga on 28 Jun 2006 13:36 PDT
Read the first two posts on this website. (the posts by: Amy O Miller
and Stephen Weisman)  They give a clear explanation of when someone
would be called a "Cantor" or "Cantorial Soloist".

To summarize:

Cantor is an official title that is awarded through the various
channels of the Jewish "church", while a cantorial soloist is
respectful (but unofficial) title someone filling the role of a

It is explained very clearly between those two posts.


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