Gregorian chant

Definition of Gregorian chant

See under Gregorian.
(Mus.) plain song, or canto fermo, a kind of unisonous music, according to the eight celebrated church modes, as arranged and prescribed by Pope Gregory I. (called "the Great") in the 6th century.

See also: Chant Gregorian

Related Words

cantus firmus, chant, plainchant, plainsong
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