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Antiphonal vs. Antiphonary

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Antiphonalnoun

A book of antiphons or anthems sung or chanted at a liturgy; an antiphonary or antiphoner.

Antiphonarynoun

An antiphonal.

Antiphonalnoun

An antiphon; a piece sung or chanted in an antiphonal manner.

Antiphonaryadjective

Pertaining to an antiphon or antiphony.

Antiphonaladjective

(music) Characterized by antiphones or antiphony; incorporating alternate, or responsive singing by a choir split into two parts.

‘The antiphonal hymn was sung regularly at church.’;

Antiphonarynoun

A book containing a collection of antiphons; the book in which the antiphons of the breviary, with their musical notes, are contained.

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Antiphonaladjective

Of or pertaining to antiphony, or alternate singing; sung alternately by a divided choir or opposite choirs.

Antiphonarynoun

bound collection of antiphons

Antiphonalnoun

A book of antiphons or anthems.

Antiphonaryadjective

relating to or resembling an antiphon

Antiphonalnoun

bound collection of antiphons

Antiphonary

An Antiphonary is one of the liturgical books intended for use in choro (i.e. in the liturgical choir), and originally characterized, as its name implies, by the assignment to it principally of the antiphons used in various parts of the Roman liturgy.

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Antiphonaladjective

containing or using responses or antiphons recited or sung in alternation;

‘responsive reading’; ‘antiphonal liturgy’;

Antiphonaladjective

relating to or resembling an antiphon

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