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Byzantine chant

Byzantine chant  

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Subject:
Music
The plainchant of the Byzantine rite. Originating in late antique Constantinople and Palestine, it has continued to develop until the present day. Medieval Byzantine chant underlies Russian and ...
Cherubic hymn

Cherubic hymn   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
Length:
20 words

The hymn, probably of the 6th cent., sung at the Great Entrance in the Orthodox liturgy.

Cherubic Hymn

Cherubic Hymn   Reference library

Alex Lingas

The Oxford Companion to Music

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
Length:
28 words

Offertory chant of the Byzantine Divine Liturgy accompanying the transfer of the eucharistic gifts of bread and wine to the altar (the ‘Great Entrance’)....

omophorion

omophorion  

A long scarf used in the E. Church by bishops at the Liturgy and at other rites performed by them.

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