An analysis of the melodic characteristics of Gregorian chant antiphons
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An analysis of the melodic characteristics of Gregorian chant antiphons

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Gregorian chants -- History and criticism,
  • Antiphons (Music) -- Analysis, appreciation

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSister Miriam Joseph Reinhardt.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii, 291 leaves
Number of Pages291
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13594484M
OCLC/WorldCa13390545

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The Antiphon was a type of liturgial chant common to Gregorian and other Western chant repertoires and associated principally with antiphonal psalmody. It is generally a relatively short melody in a simple, syllabic style that serves as a refrain in the singing of the verses of a Psalm or canticle. CHARACTERISTICS OF GREGORIAN CHANT. From its birth, the Christian music was a sung prayer, which had to be realized not in a purely material way, but with devotion, or as Saint Paul was saying: "singing to God in your heart".Text is the reason for being of Gregorian Chant. Gregorian chant, monophonic, or unison, liturgical music of the Roman Catholic Church, used to accompany the text of the mass and the canonical hours, or divine ian chant is named after St. Gregory I, during whose papacy (–) it was collected and codified. Charlemagne, king of the Franks (–), imposed Gregorian chant on his kingdom, where another liturgical tradition. Dante mentions three Marian antiphons: Salve Regina (Purg), Ave Maria (Par. and ), and Regina caeli (Par. ). In Medieval chant the word antiphon can take on more than one meaning, and we see here antiphons serving two different functions.

MELODIC FUNCTION AND MODAL PROCESS IN GREGORIAN CHANT by RICHARD PORTERFIELD Advisor: Professor William Rothstein This study proposes a theory and method of analysis for voice leading in the melody of Gregorian chant. It draws on historical theories and practices, particularly those of . Welcome to this place dedicated to Gregorian chant. Various links can be found on top of this page and listed below: Gregorian books: books about chant and various history events.; Propers: Introit, Gradual, Alleluia, etc. from the Temporale in the Graduale Romanum,; Saints: same but from the Sanctorale,; Hymns and motets,; Kyriale: Kyrie, Sanctus, Credo, etc., the ordinary of the Mass. Rather, Gregorian chant is a corpus of music. This corpus includes simple things such as singing the Mass responses on a single note as well as difficult and ornate antiphons sung by trained choirs. In understanding this definition, the distinction between what Gregorian chant is and what is done at the typical Mass should become quite clear. Examples Of Gregorian Chant And Other Sacred Music Of The 16th Century.

Gregorian Chant. Файл General Aspects Characteristics of Melodic Design Total Range Phrase Structure Melodic Progressions of Modes 3 and 4 The Graduals of Modes 7 and 8 The Gradual-Type Justus ut Palma The Offertories The Alleluias The Antiphons The Chants of the Mass Ordinary The Kyrie The Gloria The Credo The Sanctus The Agnus Dei. Gregorian chant is the central tradition of Western plainchant, a form of monophonic, unaccompanied sacred song in Latin (and occasionally Greek) of the Roman Catholic ian chant developed mainly in western and central Europe during the 9th . Abstract. This study proposes a theory and method of analysis for voice leading in the melody of Gregorian chant. It draws on historical theories and practices, particularly those of the cantus tradition which 1) pre-dates the imposition on Western ecclesiastical chant of scale theories based in the Ancient Greek science of harmonics, 2) observes. The Art of Gregorian Music has been selected because it deals on broad lines with the principles underlying the restoration of the liturgical chant of the Catholic Church. The paper was originally read before the Catholic University of Paris in and thus antedated by nearly a .