Koronoes, Xenos

(fl. c. 1325–1350)
   Second cantor (lampadarios) and possibly first cantor (prōtopsaltēs) at Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, he composed Byzantine chants in kalophonic style that appear in most akolouthai manuscripts from the late 15th century on.

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • 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.… …   Historical dictionary of sacred music

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