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n.1.(Mus.) The response which one side of the choir makes to the other in a chant; alternate chanting or signing.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Vnde dicuntur antiphone in respectu ad psalmodiam, sicut responsoria ad hystoriam.
(28.) "Subscripte antiphone dicuntur per totum annum temporibus suis in commemoria de sancta maria post completorium" (Cranston 2322, fol.
Caught in the discrepancy between second person interrogative (fugis) and the imperative (fugi), Ovid cannot allow her to be, even Echo, so that Narcissus, flying from her, could have made of the ethical structure of response a fulfilled antiphone. He reports her speech in the name of Narcissus: quot dixit, verba recepit (M 150, 1.