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Antiphon vs. Antiphony

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Antiphonnoun

A devotional piece of music sung responsively.

Antiphonynoun

alternate, or responsive singing by a choir split into two parts; a piece sung or chanted in this manner

Antiphonnoun

A response or reply.

Antiphonynoun

alternate, or responsive ideas or opinions; juxtaposition

Antiphonnoun

A musical response; alternate singing or chanting. See Antiphony, and Antiphone.

Antiphonynoun

A musical response; also, antiphonal chanting or signing.

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Antiphonnoun

A verse said before and after the psalms.

Antiphonynoun

An anthem or psalm sung alternately by a choir or congregation divided into two parts. Also figuratively.

‘O! never more for me shall winds intone,With all your tops, a vast antiphony.’;

Antiphonnoun

a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response

Antiphonynoun

alternate (responsive) singing by a choir in two parts

Antiphon

An antiphon (Greek ἀντίφωνον, ἀντί and φωνή ) is a short chant in Christian ritual, sung as a refrain. The texts of antiphons are the Psalms.

‘opposite’; ‘voice’;

Antiphonynoun

a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response

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Antiphony

redirect Call and response (music)

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