Ambrosian chants

Am.bro.si.an chants
[æmbr'ouziən tʃa:nts] n pl canto ambrosiano.

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  • Ambrosian chant — (also known as Milanese chant) is the liturgical plainchant repertory of the Ambrosian rite of the Roman Catholic Church, related to but distinct from Gregorian chant. It is primarily associated with the Archdiocese of Milan, and named after St.… …   Wikipedia

  • Ambrosian chant — the liturgical chant, established by Saint Ambrose, characterized by ornamented, often antiphonal, singing. Also called Milanese chant. [1875 80] * * * ▪ vocal music       monophonic, or unison, chant that accompanies the Latin mass and canonical …   Universalium

  • Ambrosian Chant —    Chant sung in Roman Catholic liturgies in the diocese of Milan, Italy, traditionally attributed to St. Ambrose of Milan but now discredited, whose prestige helped ensure its survival as a distinct repertory despite the growing dominance of… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Ambrosian — adjective of or by or relating to Saint Ambrose Ambrosian chants • Pertains to noun: ↑Ambrose • Derivationally related forms: ↑Ambrose …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ambrosian Chant — • Chant composed by St. Ambrose Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ambrosian Chant     Ambrosian Chant     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • ambrosian chant — noun Usage: usually capitalized A : the plainsong associated with the liturgy of the church of Milan including antiphonal psalm chants ascribed to St. Ambrose * * * the liturgical chant, established by Saint Ambrose, characterized by ornamented,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Beneventan chant — is a liturgical plainchant repertory of the Roman Catholic Church, used primarily in the orbit of the southern Italian ecclesiastical centers of Benevento and Montecassino, distinct from Gregorian chant and related to Ambrosian chant. It was… …   Wikipedia

  • Music of Milan — Music of Italy Genres: Classical (Opera) Pop Rock (Hardcore New Wave Progressive rock) Disco Folk Hip hop Jazz History and Timeline Awards …   Wikipedia

  • Mozarabic chant — (also known as Hispanic chant, Old Hispanic chant, Old Spanish chant, or Visigothic chant) is the liturgical plainchant repertory of the Mozarabic rite of the Roman Catholic Church, related to the Gregorian chant. It is primarily associated with… …   Wikipedia

  • Old Roman chant — is the liturgical plainchant repertory of the Roman rite of the Roman Catholic Church formerly performed in Rome, closely related to but distinct from the Gregorian chant, which gradually supplanted it between the 11th century and the 13th… …   Wikipedia

  • 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. This vast repertory of chants is the oldest music known as it is the …   Wikipedia

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