His chorals were among the first composed and sung in America.
The chorals in the St. Matthew Passion are taken bodily, both words and tunes, from the church hymn-book.
The multiplication of hymns and chorals went on throughout the sixteenth century and into the seventeenth with unabated vigor.
She's got a face that'd make ye want to lift the chorals an' the antiphones to her every marnin'.
Many a monk would sing the same if instinct could find a daring word in his chorals.