What does antiphonary mean?

antiphonary meaning in General Dictionary

a novel containing a collection of antiphons the book in which the antiphons associated with the breviary with regards to musical records are contained

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  • bound collection of antiphons
  • relating to or resembling an antiphon or antiphony
  • A book containing an accumulation antiphons; the book in which the antiphons associated with breviary, with their musical notes, tend to be contained.

antiphonary meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A book containing an accumulation antiphons; the book when the antiphons associated with breviary, due to their musical notes, tend to be included.


Sentence Examples with the word antiphonary

It is highly doubtful, however, whether he had anything to do either with the Antiphonary or with the invention or revival of the cantus planes; it is certain that he was not the founder of the Roman singing-school, though he may have interested himself in its endowment and extension.

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