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Synonyms for antiphonal

bound collection of antiphons

containing or using responses


relating to or resembling an antiphon or antiphony


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Antiphonal opening: The couple of verses (1, 21) opens the song antiphonally, which is then performed only by the choir of men, from verse 2 to verse 19.
His words were recited antiphonally in the coffee houses.
As each lament comes to a close, the immediately surrounding community of mourners antiphonally responds with their own cries and tears.
We wrote freely associated poetry, gave lectures in which we read antiphonally from The Critique of Pure Reason and the telephone book, while shills in the audience set off alarm clocks and shot at us with blank cartridges.
10) Not to be confused with the similarly named penitential prayer recited antiphonally in the s'lichot and High Holy Days rituals.
In his account, her persistent attempts to tell the story of her violation result in nonsensical syllables bearing only incidental resemblance to human speech: mutually damaged and unable to offer each other sexual gratification, the husband and wife antiphonally perform a sterile exchange of words until they both lose coherence entirely, the poetic voice splintering into male, female, and inhuman, inchoate birdsong.
The players contributed some nice obbligatos to the piece, a few times playing antiphonally from the balconies.
When Cortez returns to her title phrase for the riff chorus, she simulates the rhythm of blues music by varying the pitch of her voice antiphonally, and she experiments with vowel sounds, elongating the /o/ sound in the repeated phrase let it blow to simulate the sounds of horn players.
The isolation of the two eponymous speakers is expressed in the fact that their thoughts are rendered successively, rather than antiphonally, as if to emphasize their inability to soften the ideological barriers that separate them.
While The Meaning of Jesus is indeed magnificent, it is more aptly described as two separate songs, sung antiphonally to determine their potential for dissonance and harmony.
Since the left-hand and right-hand parts are presented antiphonally, this passage cannot be reduced to the first species.
In the 1827 Hecuba the chorus consisted of three boys, who delivered the strophes antiphonally as solos, apparently in order to share the burden of learning these difficult sequences of ancient Greek.
Some of the psalms were clearly composed to be sung antiphonally and some contain repetitive and mnemonic refrains which suggests that they might have been `marching-songs'.