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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
[http://nordan.daynal.org/wiki/index.php?title=English#ca._1100-1500_.09THE_MIDDLE_ENGLISH_PERIOD Middle English] & [[Latin]]; Middle English respounce, from Anglo-French respuns, respounce, from Latin responsum reply, from neuter of responsus, past participle of respondēre
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[https://nordan.daynal.org/wiki/index.php?title=English#ca._1100-1500_.09THE_MIDDLE_ENGLISH_PERIOD Middle English] & [[Latin]]; Middle English respounce, from Anglo-French respuns, respounce, from Latin responsum reply, from neuter of responsus, past participle of respondēre
*Date: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_century 14th century]
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*Date: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_century 14th century]
 
==Definitions==
 
==Definitions==
 
*1 : an [[act]] of responding
 
*1 : an [[act]] of responding
 
*2 : something constituting a reply or a reaction: as a : a verse, phrase, or [[word]] sung or said by the people or choir after or in reply to the officiant in a liturgical service  
 
*2 : something constituting a reply or a reaction: as a : a verse, phrase, or [[word]] sung or said by the people or choir after or in reply to the officiant in a liturgical service  
 
:b : the activity or inhibition of previous activity of an [[organism]] or any of its parts resulting from stimulation  
 
:b : the activity or inhibition of previous activity of an [[organism]] or any of its parts resulting from stimulation  
:c : the output of a transducer or detecting device resulting from a given input  
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:c : the output of a transducer or detecting device resulting from a given input
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<center>For lessons on the topic of (''Reaction'')/'''''Response''''', follow [https://nordan.daynal.org/wiki/index.php?title=Category:Response '''''this link'''''].</center>
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==Description==
 
==Description==
 
An antiphon ([[Greek]] ἀντίφωνον, ἀντί "opposite" + φωνή "[[voice]]") in Christian music and [[ritual]], is a "'''responsory'''" by a [[choir]] or congregation, usually in Gregorian chant, to a psalm or other [[text]] in a religious service or musical work.
 
An antiphon ([[Greek]] ἀντίφωνον, ἀντί "opposite" + φωνή "[[voice]]") in Christian music and [[ritual]], is a "'''responsory'''" by a [[choir]] or congregation, usually in Gregorian chant, to a psalm or other [[text]] in a religious service or musical work.
  
This gives rise to the general term ''antiphony'', which may be used for any call and response style of singing such as the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirtan kirtan] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_shanty sea shanty]. Particularly, any piece of [[music]] performed by two semi-independent [[choirs]] in [[interaction]], often singing alternate musical phrases, is known as 'antiphonal'. Antiphonal psalmody is the singing or musical playing of [[psalms]] by alternating groups of performers.
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This gives rise to the general term ''antiphony'', which may be used for any call and response style of singing such as the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirtan kirtan] and the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sea_shanty sea shanty]. Particularly, any piece of [[music]] performed by two semi-independent [[choirs]] in [[interaction]], often singing alternate musical phrases, is known as 'antiphonal'. Antiphonal psalmody is the singing or musical playing of [[psalms]] by alternating groups of performers.
  
 
[[Category: General Reference]]
 
[[Category: General Reference]]

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Etymology

Middle English & Latin; Middle English respounce, from Anglo-French respuns, respounce, from Latin responsum reply, from neuter of responsus, past participle of respondēre

Definitions

  • 1 : an act of responding
  • 2 : something constituting a reply or a reaction: as a : a verse, phrase, or word sung or said by the people or choir after or in reply to the officiant in a liturgical service
b : the activity or inhibition of previous activity of an organism or any of its parts resulting from stimulation
c : the output of a transducer or detecting device resulting from a given input


For lessons on the topic of (Reaction)/Response, follow this link.

Description

An antiphon (Greek ἀντίφωνον, ἀντί "opposite" + φωνή "voice") in Christian music and ritual, is a "responsory" by a choir or congregation, usually in Gregorian chant, to a psalm or other text in a religious service or musical work.

This gives rise to the general term antiphony, which may be used for any call and response style of singing such as the kirtan and the sea shanty. Particularly, any piece of music performed by two semi-independent choirs in interaction, often singing alternate musical phrases, is known as 'antiphonal'. Antiphonal psalmody is the singing or musical playing of psalms by alternating groups of performers.