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Gallican Chants.

Liturgical chants used 5th–9th c. in Fr. Gaul; suppressed in favor of RC chants; examples preserved by absorption into RC rite, e.g., in the Good Friday liturgy: improperia, Crux fidelis, Pange lingua … certaminis, and Vexilla regis. See also Chant.

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