religious song

Definitions of religious song
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n religious music for singing

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Hallel
(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')
Internationale
a revolutionary socialist anthem
Magnificat
(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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chant
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)
dithyramb
(ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)
Gregorian chant, plainchant, plainsong
a liturgical chant of the Roman Catholic Church
doxology
a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God
choral, chorale
a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
canticle
a hymn derived from the Bible
hymeneal
a wedding hymn
paean, pean
(ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
recessional
a hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw
Type of:
church music, religious music
genre of music composed for performance as part of religious ceremonies
song, vocal
a short musical composition with words

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