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1A Christian liturgical hymn or formula beginning (in the Latin text) with Gloria, in particular:
- ‘Thus, the reader should say the antiphon, followed by the canticle, then the Gloria Patri, and then the antiphon again.’
- ‘They sang the Gloria in Excelsis antiphonally, dividing the lines between high and low voices.’
- ‘Sometimes the entire congregation sang the Gloria, sometimes a choir or soloists.’
- 1.1 The hymn beginning Gloria in excelsis Deo (Glory be to God in the highest), forming a set part of the Mass.
- ‘All four have six sections: they open with a choral Kyrie and continue with a Gloria in which three solo arias are framed by two choruses with full choir and instrumental complement.’
- ‘When the Ministers have said the Gloria at the altar, they go to sit in the sanctuary until the choir has finished singing.’
- ‘At midnight mass we blasted out the Kyries, Glorias and Sanctus’, sometimes in three-part harmony.’
- ‘As shown above, Bach combined the Kyrie and Gloria into the Missa, according to the common practice of that time.’
- 1.2 The doxology beginning Gloria Patris (Glory be to the Father), used after psalms and in formal prayer (e.g. in the rosary).
- ‘In fact, after the priest silently said the Gloria or Credo he would sit down until the music was finished.’
- ‘If it is to be said, the Gloria now follows: Glory to God in the highest, and peace to his people on earth.’
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