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Trope.

Addition of music, or words and music, by way of expansion or elaboration of the official text of RC mass or breviary office to be sung by the choir; incapable of artistic existence apart from the liturgical text and setting; in vogue ca. 9th–12th c. To be distinguished from sequence.*


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