[ kah-pel-mahy-ster, kuh- ]
/ kɑˈpɛlˌmaɪ stər, kə- /
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noun, plural Ka·pell·meis·ter.
a conductor of an orchestra.
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How to use Kapellmeister in a sentence
My kapellmeister's life seems a dream, a thing of the past, my enthusiastic fondness for music a youthful folly!The Man-Wolf and Other Tales|Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
This triumph was followed by Bach's appointment as Kapellmeister to the duke of Cthen, a post which he held from 1717 to 1723.
On visiting Strassburg, after a sojourn in Italy, in the year 1789, he was made Kapellmeister of the cathedral.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)|Carl Engel
I should like a good post extremely, but nothing less than kapellmeister—and well paid.
You are to have five hundred florins, and he expressed regret at not being able to make you kapellmeister at once.
British Dictionary definitions for Kapellmeister
/ (kæˈpɛlˌmaɪstə) /
noun plural -ter
a variant spelling of capellmeister
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