Chant, Gregorian
Chant, Gregorian
Short description and history, with links to more information

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.

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  • chant — chantable, adj. chantingly, adv. /chant, chahnt/, n. 1. a short, simple melody, esp. one characterized by single notes to which an indefinite number of syllables are intoned, used in singing psalms, canticles, etc., in church services. 2. a psalm …   Universalium

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  • Gregorian Antiphonary —     Gregorian Antiphonary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Gregorian Antiphonary     It is no longer possible to reconstruct completely a primitive Christian antiphonary; by a careful study of the text, however, we can establish the fact of its… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gregorian (band) — Gregorian is a German band, headed by Frank Peterson, performing Gregorian chant inspired versions of modern pop and rock songs. Because it features both vocal harmony and instrumental accompaniment, the music cannot be considered true Gregorian… …   Wikipedia

  • Gregorian — est un groupe de musique allemand dirigé par Frank Peterson, reprenant de nombreux titres du répertoire populaire moderne (entre autres Depeche Mode, ou Led Zeppelin) mais dont les chanteurs s inspirent de l esthétique du Grégorien. Il s inscrit… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Chant grégorien — Plain chant Neumes Modalité grégorienne …   Wikipédia en Français

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