HOW TO SING PLAIN CHANT - online book

A compilation of the practical rules and methods required to perform this ancient form of church music.

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2. At the Virga placed at the culminating point, whether in the middle or at the end, of aneum,e.g
3. At the note immediately preceding any, except the smallest, of the bars. Let it be well borne in mind, however, that this rhythmical ictus or thesis does not necessarily demand a stress or increase in strength of tone, produced by greater pressure of breath, but that it means sim-
pulse of voice which every new rhyth­mical bar demands, is not an impulse of intensity or strength, but only of movement. The note which receives it may even be weaker or softer than the previous one. * STRESS-ACCENT Stress is given to certain notes, accord­ing to the rules which follow:
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