sung

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vowel whose quality or length is changed to indicate linguistic distinctions (such as sing sang sung song) ablaut
psalm chanted or sung in response in liturgy antiphon
hymn or composition sung as response in liturgy antiphon
response sung or chanted in church antiphon
verse or song to be chanted or sung in response antiphon , antiphony
song (sometimes improvised) sung by guests at a banquet banquet song , scolion
boating song sung by Venetian gondoliers barcarole , barcarolle
rhythmical work song originally sung by sailors chantey , chanty , sea chantey , shanty
sung by a choir or chorus choral
ode sung by the chorus in classical Greek drama choral ode
melody or counterpoint sung higher than the main melody descant
short simple song (or the words of a poem intended to be sung) ditty
genre (usually a cappella) of Black vocal-harmony music of the 1950s that evolved in New York City from gospel singing; characterized by close four-part harmonies; the name derived from some of the nonsense syllables sung by the backup doo-wop
song celebrating the joys of drinking; sung at drinking parties drinking song
song that is traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of their culture folk ballad , folksong , folk song
opera in which all the text is sung grand opera
higher ranges of the voice in speaking or singing; the vibrations of sung notes are felt in the head head register , head tone , head voice
prayer or hymn sung at opening of church service when minister enters introit
hymn sung at the opening of a church service introit
prayer in church, psalm or other piece sung as invitation to invitatory
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