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the greater should be the pause.
There should be no pause between verse and verse. At the same time, great care should be taken that a new verse be not begun before the completion of the previous one.
In the "recitation" of the Office, it is incumbent upon every individual member of the choir to make an effort to to take up, and keep to, the note given out by the cantor, hebdomadarian, or versicularian, as the case may be.
The note (FA, F in modern music, is a good reciting note for most choirs of men) decided upon should be the one most suitable to the majority of the members of the choir, and it should not be changed throughout the whole Office. It is advisable to use a tuning-fork, or something equally effective, for the purpose of obtaining the correct note or pitch.
If, however, it is obvious that the choir