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Worship and Music - Quiz 2


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"the Word of God" (3 senses)
to refer to:
1) Jesus Christ
2) The Bible
3) The event of communication of God through human speech.
Cathedral office/People's office
Daily service of prayer and praise in the chief church of a city, attended by all Christians
Monastic office
a series of several daily services
Responsories and Invitatories
Dialogical prayers/Calls to prayer. Both are monastic, focussed on contemplation and edification.
Roman Breviary of 1568
popular breviary (portable, private, individual recitation from a single volume) reformed by Francisco de Quinones. Lasted until 1970s
liturgy of the hours
morning and evening (lauds and vespers) are the two hinges of the daily office. Ann office of readings, centering in scriptures and the fathers or readings about saints.
Thomas Cranmer/morning prayer/evening prayer
He eliminated anthems, responsories, invitatories that brokw the continual reading of the scripture. Common Book of Prayer.
Common Book of Prayer
psalms once a month, bible read through, Lord's prayer, versicles, psalms, 2 lessons, canticles, kyrie, creed, 3 closing collects.
Taize Community
Has developed its own daily office. Prayer through repetitive hymn singing and long silence.
Instrumental music
needs: bright sound, reverb, space
Choral music
3 purposes: singing to/for/with the congregation.
Congregational Song
(psalmody, hymnody, service music)
an opportunity for all to express themselves (beauty is secondary.
can communicate much. Depends on discipline, focus together, reflection, offering intercession.
songs from other scriptures
metrical hymn
divided into stanzas, each iwth repetitive meters and number of lines.
developed by monastics, it is austere and ascetic. Sung in unison. Embellishments avoided. Words shaped rhythm. Communcal and contemplative.
Lutheran, Bach. Usually based on nonbiblcal texts. 4-part harmonized music written for both choir and congregation.
metrical paraphrase
John Calvin. Psalm translations. not exact, but in stanza form.

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