Mode IV

Introit and Communion verses are build around a RECITATION tone, an INTONATION (repeated with a light variation), a MEDIATION, and a TERMINATION (ignore the “Flex” for now):

Mode 4 Recit-Inton-Medi-TerminationRECITATION (here we use the 220 Hertz frequency for our “LA” Recitation note):

INTONATION:

MEDIATION:

SECOND INTONATION:

TERMINATION:

Hear below the how the “Gloria Patri” sounds as we put Intonation, Recitation, Mediation and Termination together:

Gloria Patri Mode 4

Recitation at approximately 220 hz (A3):

Transposed (different recitation tone):

With alternate termination (“E u o u a e” stands for “…saeculorum. Amen.”)

Click to go to: Psalm Tones main pageFirst tone,  Second toneThird toneFifth toneSixth toneSeventh toneEighth tone.

 

USING PSALM TONE 4 WITH THE “ROSSINI PROPER”

Download example of Rossini Proper in fourth tone (Graduals and Alleluias from Epiphany to Septuagesima): rossini p8 Grad-All EP to SEPT

Listen to Rossini Gradual-Alleluia for the 3rd Sunday after Epiphany.

 

OTHER EXAMPLES OF USE OF PSALM TONE 4 AT MASS:

 

 

ROSStaff p40 Int IVPent20-R-Introit

 

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