Choir boy castration

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Castrato - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

There were certainly castrati in the Sistine Chapel choir in 1558, although not ... Only a small percentage of boys castrated to preserve their voices had successful careers ...

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The Roman Catholic church's policies on castratism

Roman Catholic policy on castratism ... Roman Catholic Church Roman Catholic policies on castratism: castrated choir boys, ~1500 to 1903

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What about the Catholic castration of choir boys in the middle ages?

What about the Catholic castration of choir boys in the middle ages? By David MacDonald on www.CatholicBridge.com

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Are the Vienna boys choir castrated - The Q amp;A wiki

quot;The Roman Catholic Church was known to have castrated their choir boys to preserve the prepubescent voices but that action died out in the 1800's i would think the ...

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Catholics used to castrate altar boys? - Yahoo! Answers

It was only selected voices in the choirs that were castrated. Altar boys were safe. So were most of the choir members, we are talking only about the ...

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If a choir boy was castrated...? - Yahoo! Answers

Best Answer: If a choir boy was castrated, he would be a castrato, or one of the quot;Castrati quot;, males who are deliberately castrated before full puberty to ...

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guardian.co.uk

Pope urged to apologise for Vatican castrations | World news | The ...

Revelations that the Vatican encouraged the castration of choir boys in the name of art for hundreds of years have prompted calls for a papal apology ...

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If a choir boy was castrated...? - Yahoo! UK amp; Ireland Answers

Best Answer: If a choir boy was castrated, he would be a castrato, or one of the quot;Castrati quot;, males who are deliberately castrated before full puberty to ...

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boys choir costumes: history-castriati - historic clothing ...

Medieval doctors had known that if boys were castrated before puberty, none of the ... Nor does there appear to be an historical boy choir traditiion as is the case of ...

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Terry Wey - Vienna Boys Choir - YouTube

Soloist Terry Wey singing quot;Standchen quot; by Franz Schubert with the rest of the Vienna Boys Choir. Lyrics: (English Translation) Reluctantly softly In the ...

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Circumcision now, Castration then - The Intactivism Pages

... the 20th, during which time castrati were admitted to the Papal Choir ... The fiction was maintained that only those boys who asked for it were castrated, but the idea that a ...

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Do the Catholics still castrate their choir boys so that they can ...

Do the Catholics still castrate their choir boys so that ... voices who were offered by their families for castration, to preserve those voices. Mostly the boys ...

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Celebrity Series of Boston | Vienna Boys Choir - Holiday Program ...

Vienna Boys Choir - Holiday Program Sunday, December 4, 2011 3:00PM NEC's Jordan Hall Since 1498, the angelic voices of the Vienna Boys Choir have been charming and ...

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Should Catholic Priests Submit to Mandatory Castration? - Yahoo ...

Should Catholic Priests Submit to Mandatory Castration? If You Watched the Hand of God ... God didn't just inspire anger because it related the story of yet another choir boy ...

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Did the Catholic Church castrate young boys at one time and for ...

Answer Young boys were castrated without a doubt, but it was done clandestinely, without Church approbation. The Catholic Church has always believed and taught that ...

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Choir - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia

Over time, choirs spread outside of monastaries and some even started to take on actual women as an alternative to castrated males and choir boys.

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USRF - Castrati Singers of Italy - Urological Sciences Research ...

... the 17th and 18th centuries in Italy, some 4,000 - 5,000 boys were castrated ... Thus, castrated men (castrati) came to sing in the choir ...

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snopes.com: Castrati (A Bit NFBSK)

quot;The castrated boys--even those who could sing--were taunted mercilessly for being ... don't know... but there's no debating that a really, really good boy's choir can ...

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USRF - The Voice of the Castrato - Urological Sciences Research ...

The effect of castration on lifespan has been debated. In a small study ... in the higher register; for this purpose the Papal church choir had used boys ...

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CASTRATI WERE THE SUPERSTARS OF CENTURIES GONE BY!

Once castrated, the young boys were sent to conservatories. ... 1550 and their presence in the Rome Sistine Chapel Choir ...

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Yahoo! Canada Answers - Why Christians castrated young boys?

Just in order to have nice soprano voices for the choir !!! In Italy 9 thousand kids were castrated ... body, yet catholics did so anyways so that the boys ...

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Early in its History the RCC Condemned Castration [Archive ...

Pope Sixtus V re-organised the choir of St Peter's, Rome specifically to include castrati. The OP said that they ordered the castration of boys.

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EDWARD S TAUBER. M.D.*, * THE RAPID STRIDE made iSn recent

children were annually castrated to preserve the angelic elegance of the choir-boys' voices. Operas were written for famous castrate singers, who were

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Vienna Boys Choir Salt Lake City, UT - Vienna Boys Choir at ...

Vienna Boys Choir will be in Salt Lake City, UT at Abravanel Hall. Synopsis Utah Symphony Presents Vienna Boys Choir DATES and TIMES: November 3, 2011 |...

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Man performs self-castration - Military photos . net

Man performs self-castration Brit admits self-castration 'was risky' but worth it ... runs down through many darker chapters of history -- from war trophies to choir boys.

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Vienna Boys' Choir ~ Songs List : OLDIES.com

Complete song listing of Vienna Boys' Choir on OLDIES.com

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Dictionary - Definition of Castration - Webster's Online ...

Castration (also referred to as: gelding, neutering, fixing ... 1858-1922) who served in the Sistine Chapel Choir. [10] ... Castrated boys may grow to be taller than average men ...

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The Choir Girl: Accepting the Castrati

They were actually formed because the Church required choir boys to sing soprano and ... Although castration practices were sketchy to say the least, this sterile subset of ...

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singingvoice.net

Singing Voice: Castrati

Unfortunately many boys were castrated with the belief that castration alone would make ... exists a recording of the last castrato to direct the Sistine Chapel Choir, ...

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BCSD - Books - Choral Fiction about Choristers, Trebles, and Boys ...

A scheming relative has him abducted, castrated, and handed over to Guido, a young ... singing the quot;Messiah quot; solos under Handel in 1751, the revival of the parish boy choir ...

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