canticles canticles

Definition(s):

  • (n) an Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later

Usage(s):

  1. La Commedia is composed of three colossal canticles: I'lnferno, il Purgatorio, il Paradiso.
  2. Surrounding this and other subplots are a series of stunning poems, or canticles, which the church later gave Latin names like the Magnificat and the Benedictus.
  3. With what remained of breath He led his friars in canticles.

News

  • Saratoga Choral Festival remembers the late Dave Brubeck in special concert

    SARATOGA SPRINGS — The 13th annual Saratoga Choral Festival has been rehearsing all month for its big event — a 3 p.m. concert Sunday in the Spa Little Theater that will feature the choral music of jazz legend Dave Brubeck. The performance will include the popular “Pange Lingua Variations” and the unpublished “Canticles of Mary.”
    on July 25, 2013     Source: The Troy Record

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