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Definition of "psalmodic" [psal•mod•ic]

  • Relating to psalmody. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "psalmodic" in a sentence
  • "The ancient Roman rite knew nothing — properly speaking — of our modern Vespers, for, apart from the daily psalmodic cursus of the monastic choirs, the festival evening Office in its original conception was only the anticipation or extension of the vigiliary synaxis — an Office, that is, in preparation for the feast."
  • "Some 60 settings use the psalmodic tones; a number of others have monophonic tunes used as cantus firmi."
  • "During the month of August 1881 my brother resolved to reveal the teaching of the Eternal Recurrence, in dithyrambic and psalmodic form, through the mouth of Zarathustra."
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