Introit and Communion verses are build around a RECITATION tone, an INTONATION (repeated with a slight variation), a MEDIATION, and a TERMINATION (ignore the “Flex” for now):
RECITATION (here we use the 220 Hertz frequency for our “DO” Recitation note):
Hear below the how the “Gloria Patri” sounds as we put Intonation, Recitation, Mediation and Termination together:
Recitation at approximately 220 hz (A3):
With alternate termination (“E u o u a e” stands for “…saeculorum. Amen.”)
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IN THE BENEDICTINE PSALTER (SOLESMES MONASTERY):
OTHER EXAMPLES OF USE OF PSALM TONE 5 AT MASS:
Responsorial (cantor sings once, schola repeats, cantor sings verses, schola leads assembly in response between verses).