nounWortformen:plural German Kaˈpellˌmeister
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Wortherkunft von 'kapellmeister'Ger, lit., choir master < kapelle, choir < It capella, a company of musicians (orig. chapel, hence the choir or orchestra in a court chapel) + Ger meister, a master