List of genres | Cantus Index for Office and Mass

List of genres

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Genre Description Mass / Office Chants

A

Antiphon

12296

AV

Antiphon verse

537

BD

Benedicamus domino

4

Ca

Canticle

38

Cap

Capitulum

5

D

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

143

H

Hymn and hymn verse

1155

HV

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

1768

I

Invitatory antiphon

672

IP

Invitatory psalm (when written out and notated)

6

L

Lesson (when written out and notated)

140

Li

Litany

6

LiV

Litany verse

10

PS

Psalm

177

R

Responsory

5510

Tp

Trope

46

V

Responsory verse

8963

Va

Varia

29

VaHW

Varia within Holy Week

6

W

Versicle

980

[M]

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

339