List of genres | Cantus Index for Office and Mass

List of genres

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Genre Description Mass / Office Chants

A

Antiphon

12548

AV

Antiphon verse

582

BD

Benedicamus domino

4

Ca

Canticle

37

Cap

Capitulum

5

D

Dramatic element (used for items of the liturgical drama that are not otherwise rubricked)

154

H

Hymn and hymn verse

1256

HV

Hymn verse (in future, please use the "H" hymn genre with verses within the same record separated by | lines)

1799

I

Invitatory antiphon

684

IP

Invitatory psalm (when written out and notated)

6

L

Lesson (when written out and notated)

144

Li

Litany

13

LiV

Litany verse

16

R

Responsory

5660

Tp

Trope

104

V

Responsory verse

9110

Va

Varia

29

VaHW

Varia within Holy Week

9

W

Versicle

1004

[M]

Miscellaneous (a generic code used in the earliest Cantus indices)

339