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'''Chanticleer''' is an all-male American [[a cappella]] [[choir|vocal group]].  It was named for ''Chanticleer'', the “clear singing cock” in [[The Canterbury Tales]] .
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'''Chanticleer''' is an all-male American [[a cappella]] [[choir|vocal group]].  It was named for ''Chanticleer'', the “clear singing cock” in [[The Canterbury Tales]]<ref>...a cok, hight Chauntecleer.
<ref>...a cok, hight Chauntecleer.
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In al the land, of crowyng nas his peer.
 
In al the land, of crowyng nas his peer.
 
His voys was murier than the murie orgon  
 
His voys was murier than the murie orgon  
 
On messe-dayes that in the chirche gon.
 
On messe-dayes that in the chirche gon.
 
Wel sikerer was his crowyng in his logge
 
Wel sikerer was his crowyng in his logge
Than is a clokke or an abbey orlogge. </ref> and was formed to perform Renaissance music, for which the group has become well known, but they are also celebrated for the range of their repertoire, which also includes [[jazz]], [[gospel]] and [[pop standard]]s.
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Than is a clokke or an abbey orlogge.</ref> and was formed to perform [[Renaissance]] music, for which the group has become well known.  They are also celebrated for the range of their repertoire, which also includes [[jazz]], [[gospel music|gospel]] and [[pop music|pop standards]].
  
Chanticleer is based in San Francisco.  Joseph Jennings, [[countertenor]], is the group’s artistic director and Michael D. Oltman, [[tenor]] is its music director.
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Chanticleer is based in San Francisco.  Joseph Jennings, [[countertenor]], is the group’s artistic director, and Michael D. Oltman, [[tenor]], is its music director.
  
 
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Chanticleer is an all-male American a cappella vocal group. It was named for Chanticleer, the “clear singing cock” in The Canterbury Tales[1] and was formed to perform Renaissance music, for which the group has become well known. They are also celebrated for the range of their repertoire, which also includes jazz, gospel and pop standards.

Chanticleer is based in San Francisco. Joseph Jennings, countertenor, is the group’s artistic director, and Michael D. Oltman, tenor, is its music director.

  1. ...a cok, hight Chauntecleer. In al the land, of crowyng nas his peer. His voys was murier than the murie orgon On messe-dayes that in the chirche gon. Wel sikerer was his crowyng in his logge Than is a clokke or an abbey orlogge.