Gregorian-chant meaning

An unaccompanied, monophonic liturgical chant.
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A ritual plainsong, monophonic and unmeasured, traditionally codified by Pope Gregory I, and formerly widely used in the Roman Catholic Church.
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(music) A style of unaccompanied monophonic singing in the Catholic Church.
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Origin of gregorian-chant

  • After Saint Gregory I

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named after Pope Gregory I (540-604), and certainly dating back to that time in some form, but the exact origin is a matter of ongoing research.

    From Wiktionary