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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 most widely used civil calendar in the world. It is named after Pope Gregory XIII, who introduced it in October 1582. The...
- Gregorian chant is the central tradition of Western plainchant, a form of monophonic, unaccompanied sacred song of the Roman Catholic Church. Gregorian...
- 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...
- Gregorian is a German band headed by Frank Peterson that performs Gregorian chant-inspired versions of modern pop and rock songs. The band features both...
- 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...
- tradition. It is sometimes referred to as the Armenian Orthodox Church or Gregorian Church. The latter is not preferred by the church itself, as it views...
- Vartan Gregorian (Armenian: Վարդան Գրիգորեան; Persian: وارتان گرگوریان‎, born April 8, 1934) is an Iranian-born Armenian-American academic, serving as...
- days of the Earth's orbital period as counted in a given calendar. The Gregorian calendar, or modern calendar, presents its calendar year to be either...
- The proleptic Gregorian calendar is produced by extending the Gregorian calendar backward to dates preceding its official introduction in 1582. In countries...
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