religious music

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Noun1.religious music - genre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremoniesreligious music - genre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremonies
antiphon, antiphony - a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response
Mass - a musical setting for a Mass; "they played a Mass composed by Beethoven"
processional, prosodion - religious music used in a procession
antiphonal, antiphonary - bound collection of antiphons
religious song - religious music for singing
music genre, musical genre, musical style, genre - an expressive style of music
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Most of these funds are to be used to restore the 850-year-old French gothic architecture, although some will be used to receive pilgrims, repair damaged goods and organise religious music at the site, according to the Archdiocese.
Church music -- the religious music of Europe at the time -- was also the "serious" music of the time.
"The music in parks up to that point had mainly been brass bands and religious music, but this helped to bring music to the community and develop people's tastes."
The pop star, 78, has been a vocal advocate of Christianity since 1966, recording religious music alongside his more secular work.
When the child's mother reached the apartment, she saw Hidalgo sitting on a couch, reading a bible and listening to religious music, CBS-affiliated television station KUTV ( reported.
About two years ago, the same church was a victim of burglary when the CD player used for playing religious music was stolen.
Religious music in the Spanish Empire during the seventeenth century is an enormous topic.
Christian music is a type of religious music that is composed and performed by Christians for communal worship and evangelism.
An example may be offering the patient the opportunity to bring in their own religious music or simple relics or symbols that help heal their soul.
The Moors murderer had displayed the same narcissistic tendencies in death as he did in life, apparently requesting that his ashes be scattered on the site of his grizzly crimes and that religious music accompany him to the great beyond.
AU's Associate Legal Director Alex Luchenitser told the television station the concert's content needs to meet constitutional requirements, asserting, "School concerts, whether it is the holiday season or not, must not consist predominantly of religious music. The school music curriculum needs to be welcoming to all students, regardless of their religious beliefs."

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