Kalophonic Chant

   Elaboration of the traditional Byzantine chants, characterized by verbal and motivic repetition and performed by expert maistores from the 14th and 15th centuries until the 19th century, when Chrysanthos of Madytus simplified the repertory.
   See also Koronoes, Xenos; Koukouzeles, Johannes; Psaltikon.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • Glykys, Joannes — (fl. late 13th century)    Along with Johannes Koukouzeles, he developed the elaborate Byzantine kalophonic chant. Known as the teacher of teachers, a manual of Byzantine chironomy is attributed to him, as is a didactic chant, Ison oligon {}oxeia …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Akolouthiai — (Gk. orders of service )    Manuscripts containing Byzantine chant. The earliest is dated 1336; about 20 of those discovered so far also date from the 14th century and 40 more from the 15th.More than 100 composers are cited, including Joannes… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Koukouzeles, Johannes (St.) — (c. 1280, Dyrrachium [now Durrēs, Albania – c.1360–75, Mount Athos)    Known as angelophōnos ( angel voice ) and the second most revered source of Byzantine chant after St. John Damascene, he retired to a hermitage on Mt. Athos while at the peak… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

  • Chrysaphes, Manuel — (fl. c. 1440–1463, Constantinople)    More compositions of Byzantine kalophonic chant by him appear in post mid 15th century sources than of any other composer. He also wrote Peri tōn entheōroumenön tē psaltikē technē kai hōn phronous {}kakös… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

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