church music

Definitions of church music

n genre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremonies

religious music
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(Judaism) a chant of praise (Psalms 113 through 118) used at Passover and Shabuoth and Sukkoth and Hanukkah and Rosh Hodesh
Hare Krishna
a chant to the Hindu god Krishna
Dies Irae
the first words of a medieval Latin hymn describing the Last Judgment (literally `day of wrath')
a revolutionary socialist anthem
(Luke) the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning `Magnificat anima mea Dominum')
Te Deum
an ancient liturgical hymn
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antiphon, antiphony
a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response
a musical setting for a Mass
processional, prosodion
religious music used in a procession
antiphonal, antiphonary
bound collection of antiphons
religious song
religious music for singing
(Roman Catholic Church) an antiphon (usually from the Book of Psalms) immediately after the epistle at Mass
a musical setting for a Mass celebrating the dead
a repetitive song in which as many syllables as necessary are assigned to a single tone
Negro spiritual, spiritual
a kind of religious song originated by Blacks in the southern United States
Christmas carol, carol
joyful religious song celebrating the birth of Christ
anthem, hymn
a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
Type of:
genre, music genre, musical genre, musical style
an expressive style of music

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