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- ‘In the double motets, the two choirs are arranged antiphonally.’
- ‘These rendered plainchant in unison (the boys, where available, singing an octave above the men), either as a body or antiphonally across the choir.’
- ‘Selected stanzas of this hymn can be sung antiphonally.’
- ‘The antiphonal, on the other hand, contains the chants sung antiphonally in the divine office.’
- ‘The best effects were achieved in Ignatio Donati's O Gloriosa Domina, where the cornetto was placed, antiphonally, in the upper gallery of the church, behind the audience.’
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