plainsong definition

  • noun:
    • Roman Catholic Church Gregorian chant.
    • Roman Catholic Church Any monophonic medieval liturgical music without strict meter and traditionally sung without accompaniment. Also called plainchant.
    • a kind of monophonic chant, sung in unison making use of the Gregorian scale and sung in various Christian churches.
    • a liturgical chant associated with Roman Catholic Church

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