And I'm no' the precentor; I'm no' the man, ye ken, that lifts the tune.
Since then the precentor's box had preserved its lonely splendour.
The most uncanny thing about the kirk was the precentor's box beneath the pulpit.
I think it was the music, or the painted windows, or the precentor.
It occurs in Chapter cxv., Of the precentor and his assistant.
William of Malmsbury was precentor as well as librarian to his monastery.
According to Mr. Wodrow he was sometime also precentor at Finwick.
Directly the precentor begins, silence falls upon them once more.
When the precentor was absent he took his place and performed his duties.
So much with regard to the duties of the precentor, as chief singer of the monastery.