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1.5: Gregorian Chant

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  • Now it’s time to dig into some specifics of the oldest genre we study: Gregorian chant.  This Encyclopedia Britannica article provides a good summary of plainchant and its use in the Catholic Church, which was the dominant force in society, and therefore music, for most of the Middle Ages.

     

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