See also music; tuning
a collection of antiphons, hymns, or psalms sung in alternating parts.
the writing or singing of ballads. — balladist, n.
the singing of a choir.
the composing of hymns.
the study of the origins, development, and use of hymns.
the performing of hymns.
a part song for several voices making much use of contrapuntal imitation.
a lyric poem suitable for setting to music, usually with love as a theme. —madrigalist, n.
the practice of composing phrases of several notes to be sung on one syllable of text, as in plainsong.
the art of minstrels.
a group of minstrels.
a collection of their music and songs.
an improvised funeral song, composed for the dead and sung by women in modern Greece. —myriologist, n. —myriologic, myriological, adj.