Tonary [tonal] (Lat. tonarius, tonarium, tonale, toni, octo toni, intonarium, intonarius; Ger. Tonar; Fr. tonaire)
- Michel Huglo
Liturgical book of the Western Christian Church in which the antiphons of the Office and the Mass and, by extension, the responsories and even other chants are classified according to the eight psalm tones of Gregorian chant. Tonaries are theoretically self-contained (e.g. the libellus of ...