of or relating to the gospel or liturgical north side of a church (opposed to decani).
The Nebuly Coat John Meade Falkner
Bell’s Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Ely W. D. Sweeting
(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.
a term used to refer to a Canadian, especially a French Canadian. Historical Examples A Summer’s Outing Carter H. Harrison The Landlord at Lion’s Head, Complete William Dean Howells They of the High Trails Hamlin Garland A Summer’s Outing Carter H. Harrison A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F. Rutherford G. Montgomery The Landlord at Lion’s […]