Hymnography Hym*nog"ra*phy, n. [Gr. ? hymn + graphy.] The art or act of composing hymns. [1913 Webster]

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  • hymnography — noun The art of composing hymns Parallel to this and at the same time hymnography flourishes, reaching its high point at the end of the first millennium. See Also: hymnographer …   Wiktionary

  • hymnography — study of writing hymns Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • hymnography — hym·nog·ra·phy …   English syllables

  • hymnography — fē noun ( es) Etymology: hymnographer + y 1. : an exposition and bibliography of hymns 2. : hymnody …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ambrosian Hymnography — • The term implies no attribution of authorship, but rather a poetical form or a liturgical use Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Ambrosian Hymnography     Ambrosian Hymnography …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Canon (hymnography) — A canon is a structured hymn used in a number of Eastern Orthodox services. It consists of nine odes , sometimes called canticles or songs depending on the translation, based on the Biblical canticles. Most of these are found in the Old Testament …   Wikipedia

  • Bibliography: Byzantine and Orthodox — ■ Arhipov, Sergei. The Apostol: Epistle Readings, Prokimena, Alleluia Verses and Antiphons for the Entire Liturgical Year. South Canaan, Pa.: St. Tikhon’s Seminary Press, 1996. ■ Biezen, J. van. The Middle Byzantine Kanon notation of Manuscript H …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • ГИМНОГРАФИЯ — [греч. ὑμνογραφία песнотворчество, от ὕμνος гимн, песнь и γράφω писать], в христ. богослужении небиблейские поэтические тексты, предназначенные для исполнения (в первую очередь певч.) в определенные моменты служб. Жанры церковной Г. разнообразны… …   Православная энциклопедия

  • Byzantine music — is the music of the Byzantine Empire composed to Greek texts as ceremonial, festival, or church music [The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. 2007 Byzantine music ] . Greek and foreign historians agree that the ecclesiastical tones and in… …   Wikipedia

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