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opposites of plainsong

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He appears familiar with the plainsong, and has based a symphony and portions of a quartet on Gregorian modes.
MUSICAL PORTRAITSPAUL ROSENFELD
And Winchester, too, has all and more than all, the surprise of the plainsong; the better you know it the more you are impressed.
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.
HUGHARTHUR CHRISTOPHER BENSON
Florid music, or all church music that is not Plainsong, or its Lutheran equivalent the chorale-melody.
BACHCHARLES FRANCIS ABDY WILLIAMS
No more would the rich plainsong of Gregory echo under these ancient roofs like a flowing tide in some cavern of the sea.
THE DRUNKARDCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL
It is therefore of some interest to find that in 1548 the Master at Giggleswick had a knowledge of plainsong as well as grammar.

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