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Gregorian chant
Chant Chant, n.[F. chant, fr. L. cantus singing, song, fr. canere to sing. See Chant, v. t.] 1. Song; melody. 2. (Mus.) A short and simple melody, divided into two parts by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music. 3. A psalm, etc., arranged for chanting. 4. Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone. [R.] His strange face, his strange chant. --Macaulay. Ambrosian chant, See under Ambrosian. Chant royal [F.], in old French poetry, a poem containing five strophes of eleven lines each, and a concluding stanza. -- each of these six parts ending with a common refrain. Gregorian chant. See under Gregorian.

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- Gregorian may refer to: The thought or ideology of Pope Gregory I or Pope Gregory VII (also called Gregorianism) Things named for Pope Gregory I: Gregorian...
- The Gregorian calendar is the calendar used in most of the world. It was introduced in October 1582 by Pope Gregory XIII as a minor modification of the...
- Gregorian chant is the central tradition of Western plainchant, a form of monophonic, unaccompanied sacred song in Latin (and occasionally Gr****) of the...
- Gregorian is a band headed by Frank Peterson that performs Gregorian chant-inspired versions of modern pop and rock songs. The band features both vocal...
- A Gregorian mode (or church mode) is one of the eight systems of pitch organization used in Gregorian chant. The name of Pope Gregory I was attached to...
- The adoption of the Gregorian Calendar was an event in the modern history of most cultures and societies, marking a change from their traditional (or...
- The Pontifical Gregorian University (Italian: Pontificia Università Gregoriana; also known as the Gregoriana) is a higher education ecclesiastical school...
- The Gregorian telescope is a type of reflecting telescope designed by Scottish mathematician and astronomer James Gregory in the 17th century, and first...
- Should not be confused with the Gregorian calendar. The Gregorian Reforms were a series of reforms initiated by Pope Gregory VII and the circle he formed...
- Vartan Gregorian (born April 8, 1934) is an Armenian-American academic, educator, and historian. He has been serving as president of the Carnegie Corporation...
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