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Evangeliary

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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A liturgical book of the Western Church containing in the order of the liturgical year the complete texts (pericopes) of the Gospel readings chanted at Mass. The covers of the evangelary were often sumptuously adorned with precious metals and gemstones. See also Liturgy and liturgical books, §II, 2(ii).

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Subjects: Music

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