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n. - Bound collection of devotional verse sung responsively as a part of a liturgy by two choirs adj. - Relating to or resembling a devotional verse sung responsively as a part of a liturgy by two choirs; Containing or using responses recited or sung in a

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  • Gabrieli's are the earliest antiphonal works ever published, and probably the earliest ever written.
  • Those in attendance will also enjoy some specific climactic instances such as antiphonal brass.
  • Female singers generally use the falsetto while male singers generally use natural voice to sing this kind of antiphonal song.
  • "An ignorance shared by the child, who exhibits a distaste for an interview," interpolated Miss Prinkwell, in a kind of antiphonal response -- for more
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