Definition of Antiphonal. Meaning of Antiphonal. Synonyms of Antiphonal

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Definition of Antiphonal

Antiphonal
Antiphonal An*tiph"o*nal, a. Of or pertaining to antiphony, or alternate singing; sung alternately by a divided choir or opposite choirs. --Wheatly. -- An*tiph"o*nal*ly, adv.
Antiphonal
Antiphonal An*tiph"o*nal, n. A book of antiphons or anthems.

Meaning of Antiphonal from wikipedia

- Romanum II and Liber Hymnarius. Alternative terms for Antiphonary are Antiphonal or Antiphony. The term comes from the Latin antiphonarium, antiphonarius...
- African-American culture. Antiphonal music is that performed by two choirs in interaction, often singing alternate musical phrases. Antiphonal psalmody is the singing...
- The Wollaton Antiphonal is an illuminated m****cript currently held in the collection of the University of Nottingham. The m****cript was in use at St...
- psalmody, singing the complete cycle of 150 psalms each w****. Around 375, antiphonal psalmody became po****r in the Christian East; in 386, St. Ambrose introduced...
- featured antiphonal exchanges in his St Matthew P****ion and the motets. In his motet Komm, Jesu, komm, Bach uses eight voices deplo**** as two antiphonal choirs...
- Canzon Septimi Toni No. 2, a piece for two antiphonal choirs of four instruments each; original instruments unspecified, but often pla**** with eight trombones...
- Factus Est Pro Nobis": Gradual (Mode V) – 2:39 "Mandatum Novum Do Vobis": Antiphonal And Psalm 132 (Mode III) – 1:41 "Media Vita In Morte Sumus": Responsorio...
- the Father with "As it was in the beginning...." This lends itself to antiphonal prayer. Sometimes a leader may recite the first half of the prayer while...
- the usurper Magnus Maximus. Tradition credits Ambrose with promoting "antiphonal chant", a style of chanting in which one side of the choir responds alternately...
- tremendous orchestration of woodwind and br**** instruments, including four antiphonal offstage br**** ensembles. The work derives its text from the traditional...
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