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Gregorian chantChant 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
Gregorian chant. See under Gregorian.
Meaning of Gregorian from wikipedia
to: The thought
of Pope Gregory
I or Pope Gregory
VII (also called Gregorianism
) Things named
for Pope Gregory
- The Gregorian calendar
is the calendar
used in most of the world. It is named after
XIII, who introduced
it in October
1582. The calendar...
- Gregorian chant
is the central tradition
plainchant, a form of monophonic, unaccompanied sacred
song of the Roman Catholic
- days of the Earth's orbital period
in a given
calendar. The Gregorian
calendar, or modern
year to be either...
- 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
not be confused
with the Gregorian
calendar. The Gregorian Reforms
were a series
of reforms initiated
by Pope Gregory
VII and the circle
- Vartan Gregorian
(Armenian: Վարդան Գրիգորեան; Persian: وارتان گرگوریان, born April
8, 1934) is an Iranian-born Armenian-American academic, serving
is a German
by Frank Peterson
that performs Gregorian
pop and rock songs. The band features
- The adoption
of the Gregorian Calendar
was an event
in the modern history
of most nations
and societies, marking
from their traditional
- tradition. It is sometimes referred
to as the Armenian Orthodox Church
Church. The latter
is not preferred
by the church
itself, as it views...
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