The care of the presses is to be entrusted to the Precentor and his subordinate, called the succentor.
The succentor, or sub-cantor, was the cantors assistant in everything.
He was assisted by a succentor, who sat on the left side of the choir, and led that half of the choir in service.
The Precentor, with the assistance of his deputy, the succentor, directed the music of the cathedral.
succentor, suk-sen′tor, n. a subcantor: the bass soloist in a choir.