the set obtained from the closed interval from 0 to 1 by removing the middle third from the interval, then the middle third from each of the two remaining sets, and continuing the process indefinitely.
of or relating to the gospel or liturgical north side of a church (opposed to decani). Historical Examples The Nebuly Coat John Meade Falkner Bell’s Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely W. D. Sweeting adjective (in antiphonal music) to be sung by the cantorial side of a choir Compare decani
cantus firmus. Historical Examples A Treatise on Simple Counterpoint in Forty Lessons Friedrich J. Lehmann A Treatise on Simple Counterpoint in Forty Lessons Friedrich J. Lehmann A Treatise on Simple Counterpoint in Forty Lessons Friedrich J. Lehmann Bach Charles Francis Abdy Williams Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3) Otto Jahn A Treatise on Simple […]
the ancient traditional unisonal plainchant of the Christian Church, having its form set and its use prescribed by ecclesiastical tradition. Music. a fixed melody to which other voices are added, typically in polyphonic treatment.