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Glory...both now at closing of Presanctified Divine Liturgy
« on: April 04, 2011, 10:16:37 PM »
I'm not sure where this stems, but our chanters' practice has been that the last Glory...Both now before the dismissal from the Pre-Sanctified Divine Liturgy is to be chanted very quietly.  Does anyone else observe this?  Does anyone know why this may be the case?  Thanks.
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Re: Glory...both now at closing of Presanctified Divine Liturgy
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2011, 11:00:42 PM »
I don't believe this is the practice at my parish, but I'll listen up next time I attend.  I know in the roman Catholic Church, they only sing several hymns for Lent, not the usual number.  could this be a Lenten thing?

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Re: Glory...both now at closing of Presanctified Divine Liturgy
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2011, 05:06:04 AM »
No; I chant at all of the Presanctified Liturgies and I'm sure my priest, who is also known since his seminary days as a proficient chanter, would tell me, if this were to be practiced.
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Re: Glory...both now at closing of Presanctified Divine Liturgy
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2011, 11:26:23 AM »
No; I chant at all of the Presanctified Liturgies and I'm sure my priest, who is also known since his seminary days as a proficient chanter, would tell me, if this were to be practiced.

Same here.  The rubrics that I have for the Presanctified do not specify any change in the way the ending should be chanted, so I chant it the same way as the rest of the service.
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Re: Glory...both now at closing of Presanctified Divine Liturgy
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2011, 11:41:58 AM »
This sounds like a localized idiosyncrasy. My parish has a lot of these. For example, things that repeat three times, we will do the second repeat quietly and the third repeat more loudly than the first. It's for dramatic effect, I guess.
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