antiphon

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  • noun

Synonyms for antiphon

a verse or song to be chanted or sung in response

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Antiphonal singing is choir/congregation or two sides of the church responding back and forth from one verse to another.
The system of lining-out resembled the traditional African work song form of 'call-and-response' antiphonal singing.
At night, instead of watching television, we listened to the antiphonal singing of the katydids.
If as a sequence they form traditions, then controversies are intertextual: they refer to one another, copying rhetorical styles, modes of conflict, and expressive behaviors such as hissing, heckling, throwing vegetables at the actors, or the antiphonal singing of political songs.