antiphony

Definitions of antiphony
1

n a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response

Synonyms:
antiphon
Types:
gradual
(Roman Catholic Church) an antiphon (usually from the Book of Psalms) immediately after the epistle at Mass
Type of:
church music, religious music
genre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremonies

n alternate (responsive) singing by a choir in two parts

Type of:
music
an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner

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