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The highest voice part in early choral music; the cantus.
- ‘In this final section of Kyrie I the tenor abandons formally quoting the cantus firmus and instead gives free material, bars 40-49, first heard at bars 31 in the superius.’
Late 18th century: from Latin, neuter (used as a noun) of superior (see superior).
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