Gregorian tone


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Gregorian tone

n
(Classical Music) a plainsong melody. See tone6
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What is needed is a new Canadian Hymn book to include Mass Settings which are consistent with the documents on Sacred Music, settings of Respo Psalms utilizing the New Grail and proper Gregorian tones, simple settings in English for the Entrance, Offertory and Communion Antiphons and their psalms, and a selection of hymns, old and new, which meet the test of orthodoxy.