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Falsobordone (It.: ‘false bass’, from Fr. fauxbourdon)locked

  • Murray C. Bradshaw

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A chordal recitation based on root position triads, with the form and often the melody of a Gregorian psalm tone. Mostly intended for the singing of vesper psalms, falsobordoni are in two sections, each made up of a recitation on one chord followed by a cadence. As a style, the ...

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