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Answered 2008-03-12 16:50:58

what is the gregorian chant? or what was the gregorian chant?

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The gregorian chant is named in honor of who?

Pope Gregory also known as Gregorian Chant


Is gregorian chant devil work or music?

Gregorian chant is beautiful and prayerful music.


What words do not describe Gregorian Chant?

"Gregorian chant" is not: Exciting Polyphonic or Gregorian (the institution existed long before Pope Gregory)


What words does not describe Gregorian Chant?

Words that do not describe a Gregorian chant would include solo, orchestral, or quartet. A Gregorian chant is generally performed without any type of music.


The texture of Gregorian chant is said to be?

Gregorian chant or Plaint chant is known as monophony. Many voices, unaccompanied, and all singing in unison.


What time period was the Gregorian chant in?

The Middle Ages were around the time of Pope Gregory I from where Gregorian Chant gained its name


What is the significance of Gregorian chant during the middle ages?

Gregorian chant had a huge impact on the music of the Renaissance in terms of melodic patterns. Gregorian chant also played a part in shaping present-day musical notation.


Is Gregorian chant and medieval music the same thing?

No. Gregorian chant was earlier than the medieval period, and is almost exclusively monophonic.


Is Alleluia o virga mediatrix a Gregorian chant?

It resembles a Gregorian chant, but unlike most music of the time, it does not draw on the existing repertory.


A medieval motet was built on a phrase of gregorian chant called?

a gregorian chant was used as the base part for the motet and was called the cantus firmus


Where was the Gregorian chant sung?

In monstaries and church.



Is a Gregorian chant polyphonic?

nope. Gregorian chant is the central tradition of Western plainchant, a form of monophonic liturgical chant of Western Christianity that accompanied the celebration of Mass and other ritual services.


Who was Gregorian Chant named for?

"Gregorian chant" takes its name from Pope St. Gregory the Great, who reigned as Pope of the Catholic Church from 590 to 604 A.D.



Example of monophony?

Unaccompanied plainchant, or Gregorian chant.


Gregorian Chant was originally notated with?

They were notated with neumes.


What era was the gregorian chant written?

The Gregorian chant developed in western and central Europe around the 9th and 10th centuries. Some credit Pope Gregory the Great with developing the chant but scholars believe it is more a combination of Gallican and Roman chant with Carolingian synthesis.


Gregorian Chant exhibits the following characteristics?

Gregorian chant is a corpus (or large collection) of music, instead of an individual style. As such, different chants will have different characteristics. Despite this, there are several unique traits to Gregorian chants that differentiate them from other types of music. Gregorian chant is monophonic meaning there is only one voice and no harmony. It has free rhythm, meaning that while it has the natural rhytm of the prose speech in which it is written, it does not have metrical rhythm like many other songs - it's missing a repeating beat. Gregorian chant is often sung a capella, without musical accompaniment, but the last few centuries of Gregorian chant introduced the use of organs into the music. Lastly, Gregorian chant is a sung prayer. It is not a performance but just another way of praying.


Does a Gregorian Chant have a steady beat?

Gregorian chant is usually free of any set rhythm, except for some notes which are made longer to accommodate the text being sung.


A setting of Gregorian chant with two to four notes per syllable is called?

Gregorian chant with mainly 2-4 notes per syllable is called "neumatic" ("Syllabic" if the chant is primarily one syllable per note and "melismatic" for chant primarily with more than 4 notes per syllable.) Jim Jordan, DMA Gregorian Chant Specialist Paraclete Press 1-800-451-5006, ext. 335 jimj@paracletepress.com Facebook: Gregorian chant is For everyone: Getting started/Learning more


What words can be used to describe Gregorian Chant?

Gregorian chant is the central tradition of Western plainchant, a form of monophonic, unaccompanied sacred song of the western Roman Catholic Church. Gregorian chant developed mainly in western and central Europe during the 9th and 10th centuries, with later additions and redactions.


Gregorian Chant is named for?

pope Gregory I 590 - 604


Gregorian chant consists of?

melody sung without accompaniment


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