Gregorian chant

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Gregorian chant

n. Roman Catholic Church
An unaccompanied, monophonic liturgical chant.

[After Saint Gregory I.]

Gregorian chant

n
(Music, other) another name for plainsong

Grego′rian chant′


n.
the plainsong formerly used in the ritual of the Roman Catholic Church.
[1745–55; after Pope Gregory I]

Gregorian chant

Unaccompanied church vocal music without definite rhythm.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Gregorian chant - a liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic ChurchGregorian chant - a liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic Church
chant - a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
cantus firmus - a melody used as the basis for a polyphonic composition
Translations
frankoroomalainen kirkkolaulugregoriaaninen kirkkolaulu
gregorssöngur

Gregorian chant

References in classic literature ?
Sometimes it modulated into tones which reminded me of the severer harmonies of the old Gregorian chants.
Spiritual cadences abound, deepened by the Gregorian chants and bartering skies referenced within.
The album features excerpts from his speeches, homilies, and prayers that have been paired with modern composers' accompaniments ranging from Gregorian chants to indie rock.
In 2008, the Cistercian monks of Austria were signed by Universal Music to record an album of Gregorian chants that became a best seller.
While many youngsters nowadays opt for One Direction, Taylor Swift or Katy Perry songs as listening fares, 18-year-old French guy Martin Vigne chooses Gregorian chants over pop music hands down.
The choir performs a wide variety from Gregorian chants to Broadway favourites, and concerts include secular and sacred choral classics as well as selections from opera, operetta and musical theatre.
And in the case of this book, I wanted to explore the power of ancient chants, Gregorian chants.
I used to think of Gregorian chants and the Latin Mass as old, dusty things and it's been exciting and energizing to watch the Latin Mass come alive and see it really breathe and have a life of its own - be alive and living," he said.
In this programme, audiences get a taste of her intense musicality - with a soundtrack ranging from Vivaldi to Klezmer via Qubcois folk music and Gregorian chants.
The soundtrack ranges from Vivaldi to Klezmer via Qubcois folk music and Gregorian chants.
The free app gives all the latest news from the abbey, the daily prayer, both morning and evening, for each day of the week, a selection of Gregorian chants and quotes from St Benedict.
the rapper MC Hammer s "U Can t Touch This", Queen s "Radio Gaga", and even the Gregorian Chants in the middle of a Catholic mass celebrated on the prison yard.