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antiphonal singing


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When 2 parts of a choir (decani and cantoris) sing alternately, one answering the other. (Alternation between officiant and choir is ‘responsorial’.) The term ‘antiphonal’ is generally used of the mus. effects drawn from groups of singers or instrumentalists stationed apart.

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