kapellmeister


kapellmeister

noun, plural Ka·pell·meis·ter.

  1. a choirmaster.
  2. a conductor of an orchestra.
  3. a bandmaster.

noun plural -ter

  1. a variant spelling of capellmeister
n.

“conductor,” 1838, German, literally “chapel master,” from Kapelle “chapel” (also the name given to a band or orchestra) + Meister “master.”

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