What year did Gregorian Chant develop?
what is the gregorian chant? or what was the gregorian chant?
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…
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook: Gregorian chant is For everyone: Getting started/Learning more