Antiphonary

  • 1Antiphonary — • One of the present liturgical books intended for use in the liturgical choir, and originally characterized, by the assignment to it principally of the antiphons used in various parts of the Roman liturgy Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight.… …

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  • 2Antiphonary — An*tiph o*na*ry, n. [LL. antiphonarium. See {Antiphoner}.] A book containing a collection of antiphons; the book in which the antiphons of the breviary, with their musical notes, are contained. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3antiphonary — [an tif′ə ner΄ē] n. pl. antiphonaries [ME antiphonere < OFr antifonier < ML(Ec) antiphonarium: see ANTIPHON] a collection of antiphons, esp. a book of responsive prayers …

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  • 4Antiphonary — An Antiphonary, Antiphonal, or Antiphoner (Latin antiphonarium, antiphonarius, antiphonarius liber, antiphonale ; Greek ’antíphonon, antiphon, antiphone, anthem ) is one of the present Catholic liturgical books. It is intended for use in choro (i …

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  • 5antiphonary — noun (plural naries) Date: 15th century 1. a book containing a collection of antiphons 2. a book containing the choral parts of the Divine Office …

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  • 6antiphonary — /an tif euh ner ee/, n., pl. antiphonaries. a book of antiphons. [1425 75; late ME < ML antiphonarium; learned borrowing r. earlier versions, which had undergone changes: ME anfenere, antefenar, antiphoner(e), OE antefnere (cf. MD antiffenaer,&#8230; …

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  • 7antiphonary — 1. noun An antiphonal. 2. adjective Pertaining to an antiphon or antiphony …

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  • 8Antiphonary — [antiphoner]. A liturgical book containing the *antiphons sung during service. Antiphonaries were large books for use by the choir, often decorated and *historiated. Cf. Canticle …

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  • 9antiphonary — n. book of antiphons (songs with alternate parts) …

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  • 10antiphonary — [an tɪf(ə)nəri] noun (plural antiphonaries) a book of plainsong for the Divine Office …

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  • 11antiphonary — an·tiph·o·nary …

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  • 12antiphonary — an•tiph•o•nar•y [[t]ænˈtɪf əˌnɛr i[/t]] n. pl. nar•ies mad a book of antiphons • Etymology: 1425–75; late ME &LT; ML antiphōnārium. See antiphon, ary …

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  • 13antiphonary — /ænˈtɪfənəri/ (say an tifuhnuhree) noun (plural antiphonaries) a book of antiphons. Also, antiphoner …

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  • 14antiphonary — n. (pl. ies) a book of antiphons. Etymology: eccl.L antiphonarium (as ANTIPHON) …

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  • 15Antiphonary of Bangor —     Antiphonary of Bangor     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Antiphonary of Bangor     An ancient Latin manuscript, supposed to have been originally written at Bangor (Ireland).     The codex, found by Muratori in the Ambrosian Library at Milan, and&#8230; …

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  • 16Antiphonary, Gregorian — • Discovered in a Montpellier manuscript of the tenth or eleventh century Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …

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  • 17Antiphonary of Bangor — The Antiphonary of Bangor is an ancient Latin manuscript, supposed to have been originally written at Bangor Abbey in modern day Northern Ireland.The codex, found by Muratori in the Ambrosian Library at Milan, and named by him the Antiphonary of&#8230; …

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  • 18Antiphonary of St. Benigne, Dijon — Antiphonarium Codex Montpellier redirects here. For information on the codex of polyphonic motets, see Montpellier Codex. The Antiphonary of St. Benigne (also called Antiphonarium Codex Montpellier) is an 11th century musical manuscript in a&#8230; …

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  • 19Gregorian Antiphonary —     Gregorian Antiphonary     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Gregorian Antiphonary     It is no longer possible to reconstruct completely a primitive Christian antiphonary; by a careful study of the text, however, we can establish the fact of its&#8230; …

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  • 20Gregorian Antiphonary — The Gregorian Antiphonary was an early Christian antiphonary, i.e. book of choral music to be sung antiphonally in services; it is associated traditionally with Gregory the Great.BackgroundAt the early period in question, oral tradition may have&#8230; …

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