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plainsong

[ pleyn-sawng, -song ]SEE DEFINITION OF plainsong

Synonyms for plainsong

  • melody
  • opera
  • piece
  • rap
  • rock
  • singing
  • soul
  • tune
  • acoustic
  • air
  • bebop
  • bop
  • chamber
  • classical
  • folk
  • fusion
  • harmony
  • hymn
  • jazz
  • measure
  • modern
  • ragtime
  • refrain
  • song
  • strain
  • swing
  • a cappella
  • hard rock
  • heavy metal
  • instrumental
  • popular
  • rock and roll
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Antonyms for plainsong

  • silence
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PLAINSONG

Florid music, or all church music that is not Plainsong, or its Lutheran equivalent the chorale-melody.

Descant in music is the melodious accompaniment to a simple theme, the plainsong or ground.

There was a chapel in the house, of a High Anglican kind, where vestments and incense were used, and plainsong sung.

He appears familiar with the plainsong, and has based a symphony and portions of a quartet on Gregorian modes.

And Winchester, too, has all and more than all, the surprise of the plainsong; the better you know it the more you are impressed.

It is therefore of some interest to find that in 1548 the Master at Giggleswick had a knowledge of plainsong as well as grammar.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PLAINSONG

music

nounsounds that are pleasant, harmonized
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