List of genres | Cantus Index for Office and Mass

List of genres

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Genre Description Mass / Office Chants

AV

Antiphon verse

Office 528

Cap

Capitulum

Office 5

D

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

Office 143

H

Hymn and hymn verse

Office 1143

HV

Hymn verse

Office 1762

I

Invitatory antiphon

Office 668

IP

Invitatory psalm (when written out and notated)

Office 6

PS

Psalm

Office 180

R

Responsory

Office 5471

V

Responsory verse

Office 8912

VaHW

Varia within Holy Week

Office 5

W

Versicle

Office 972

[?]

Unknown/Ambiguous

Office 14

[M]

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

Office 339