- noun a method of singing unmetrical psalms and canticles to short harmonized melodies, the first note being extended to accommodate as many syllables as necessary.
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Anglican chant — is a way to sing un metrical texts, such as prose translations of the psalms, canticles, and other, similar biblical texts by matching the natural speech rhythm of the words in each verse to a short piece of metrical music.Anglican Chant was… … Wikipedia
Anglican chant — a harmonized, strictly metrical chant to which canticles, psalms, and other liturgical texts are sung in the Anglican Church. * * * ▪ vocal music simple harmonized setting of a melodic formula devised for singing prose versions of the… … Universalium
Anglican Chant — Method of chanting psalms and canticles in four voiced harmony used by the Anglican Church (See figure 1.). The first half of each verse is chanted without meter on the first harmony for as long as the number of syllables demands, until the… … Historical dictionary of sacred music
anglican chant — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : a harmonized chant consisting of two strains of three and four measures respectively, the first measure of each containing a single reciting note and the remaining measures a cadence sung in strict rhythm … Useful english dictionary
Anglican church music — is music that is written for liturgical performance in Anglican church services.Almost all of it is written for choir with or without organ accompaniment. The choir typically uses SATB voices (soprano or treble, alto or counter tenor, tenor, and… … Wikipedia
Chant — For other uses, see Chant (disambiguation). Chant (from French chanter) is the rhythmic speaking or singing of words or sounds, often primarily on one or two pitches called reciting tones. Chants may range from a simple melody involving a… … Wikipedia
chant — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. Gregorian, Roman, or Anglican chant; plainsong or chant; intonation, incantation; psalm, canticle, requiem. See music, rite. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. religious song, incantation, plainsong, Gregorian… … English dictionary for students
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Independent Anglican Church Canada Synod — The Independent Anglican Church (Canada Synod) (IACCS) is an Anglican jurisdiction that is not affiliated with the Anglican Communion headed by the Archbishop of Canterbury. It descends from a single parish that separated from the Anglican Church … Wikipedia