Sequence(i) (Lat. sequentia)
- Richard L. Crocker,
- John Caldwell
- and Alejandro Enrique Planchart
A category of medieval Latin chant (also called Prosa or ‘prose’) which flourished from about 850 to 1150. Throughout that period both its musical and literary importance were great; and from about 850 to 1000, when the large repertories were firmly established, the sequence represented one of the most important kinds of music produced in the West – important because of its intrinsic musical values as well as its historical significance for the development of style in general....