Why does Gregorian chant sound spooky?

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Gregorian chant belongs at Mass…precisely because it sounds other-worldly! It’s a far cry from Mozart or Brahms, Bob Dylan, or even the Rolling Stones. Why is that?

Join me tomorrow night and begin to discover the simple theory behind its mysterious sound. Learn to identify the hallmarks of the major and minor modes in these online classes.   Each class begins with a short review on reading basic Gregorian notation and is followed up by hands on experience with simple chants. A very small investment of time will open up a new world to you!

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Arlene Oost-Zinner (83 Posts)


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