Cantus



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 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
A Treatise on Simple Counterpoint in Forty Lessons Friedrich J. Lehmann
A Treatise on Simple Counterpoint in Forty Lessons Friedrich J. Lehmann

noun (pl) -tus
a medieval form of church singing; chant
Also called canto. the highest part in a piece of choral music
(in 15th- or 16th-century music) a piece of choral music, usually secular, in polyphonic style

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