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Definition of "antiphons" []

  • Plural form of antiphon. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "antiphons" in a sentence
  • "We then proceeded to learn chant for the reformed Roman rite and in the evening, we gathered for first Vespers of the Baptism of the Lord, using the new antiphons from the Solesmes antiphonal and the responsory, 'Hodie in Iordane'."
  • "For several centuries it has been held that St. Ambrose composed what are now termed antiphons and responsories."
  • "These latter are not usually known as antiphons, but are generally called by their special names."