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Gregorian chant

Gre·go·ri·an chant • n. church music sung as a single vocal line in free rhythm and a restricted scale (plainsong), in a style developed for the medieval Latin liturgy.

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Plainsong

Plainsong or Plainchant. The traditional music of the Latin Christian rite. It is generally known as ‘Gregorian’ chant, though its exact connection with St Gregory the Great is debated.

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Gregorian Chant

Gregorian Chant. Solo and unison plainsong choral chants assoc. with Pope Gregory I which became the fundamental mus. of the RC Church. See Plainsong.

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Gregorian chant

Gregorian chant: see plainsong.

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Gregorian Chant

Gregorian Chant: see GREGORY I.

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