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Lullaby vs. Chant

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Lullabynoun

A cradlesong, a soothing song to calm children or lull them to sleep.

‘sing a lullaby’;

Chantverb

To sing, especially without instruments, and as applied to monophonic and pre-modern music.

Lullabyverb

(transitive) To sing a lullaby to.

Chantverb

To sing or intone sacred text.

Lullabynoun

A song to quiet babes or lull them to sleep; that which quiets.

Chantverb

To utter or repeat in a strongly rhythmical manner, especially as a group.

‘The football fans chanted insults at the referee.’;

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Lullabynoun

Hence: Good night; good-by.

Chantverb

To sell horses fraudulently, exaggerating their merits.

Lullabynoun

a quiet song intended to lull a child to sleep

Chantnoun

Type of singing done generally without instruments and harmony.

Lullabynoun

a quiet song that lulls a child to sleep

Chantnoun

(music) A short and simple melody, divided into two parts by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music.

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Lullaby

A lullaby (), or cradle song, is a soothing song or piece of music that is usually played for (or sung to) children (for adults see music and sleep). The purposes of lullabies vary.

Chantnoun

Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone.

Chantnoun

A repetitive song, typically an incantation or part of a ritual.

Chantverb

To utter with a melodious voice; to sing.

‘The cheerful birds . . . do chant sweet music.’;

Chantverb

To celebrate in song.

‘The poets chant in the theaters.’;

Chantverb

To sing or recite after the manner of a chant, or to a tune called a chant.

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Chantverb

To make melody with the voice; to sing.

Chantverb

To sing, as in reciting a chant.

Chantnoun

Song; melody.

Chantnoun

A short and simple melody, divided into two parts by double bars, to which unmetrical psalms, etc., are sung or recited. It is the most ancient form of choral music.

Chantnoun

A psalm, etc., arranged for chanting.

Chantnoun

Twang; manner of speaking; a canting tone.

‘His strange face, his strange chant.’;

Chantnoun

a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone

Chantverb

recite with musical intonation; recite as a chant or a psalm;

‘The rabbi chanted a prayer’;

Chantverb

utter monotonously and repetitively and rhythmically;

‘The students chanted the same slogan over and over again’;

Chant

A chant (from French chanter, from Latin cantare, ) is the iterative speaking or singing of words or sounds, often primarily on one or two main pitches called reciting tones. Chants may range from a simple melody involving a limited set of notes to highly complex musical structures, often including a great deal of repetition of musical subphrases, such as Great Responsories and Offertories of Gregorian chant.

‘to sing’;

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