Falsobordone

   A means of harmonizing psalm tones with homophonic chords in root position, it is reminiscent of, but historically not derivative of fauxbourdon. It seems to have grown up in Spain (as fabordón) and Italy in the 1480s with the addition and embellishment of cadences in psalm tones. The vocal parts were written out, although ad libitum embellishments were not uncommon. In the late 16th century the texture became detached from psalm tones and could be heard in toccatas, early Baroque sacred concertos, and even in large compositions such as the Dixit dominus of Claudio Monteverdi’s Vespers of 1610 or the famous Miserere of Gregorio Allegri. As its use waned on the Continent, it flourished in 19th-century England as Anglican chant.

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