Music:Catholic Liturgy (Triune God)

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What are Psalms?
Pieces of peotry from book of Psalms in Old testament-set to music & sung as part of worship e.g.the Lord's my Shepard
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Why are Psalms used in worship?
Centre around praise of God,cover a wide range of human experiences & emotions.
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What is a Plainchant/Gregorian Chant?
ancient form of music-not set to music,limited range of notes.Used in monasteries & church services
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Why is Plainchant used in worship?
Cos Catholic church thinks that it is specially suited to liturgy.Also,has mysterious tone-creates a spiritual atmosphere
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What are Traditional Hymns?
Religious songs that praise God,used by generations of believers.Mostly written to accompany organ-usually sung by whole congregation
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Why are Traditional Hymns used in worship?
Help people feel involved in worship,have stood test of time:their ability to praise God has been proven over many years.Also, express fit well with liturgy cos it expresses doctrine/seasons of Church/special devotions e.g.Eucharist
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What are Contemporary Worship songs?
Religious songs that have been written recently to use in worship.Usually accompanied by modern instruments e.g.guitar,drums.Usually sung by whole congregation during mass
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Why are Contemporary Worships songs used in worship?
Help people feel more involved in worship and more accessible and appealing than traditional.
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Why do some people not like Contemporary?
They find it disrespectful & its upbeat nature can distract rather than help them focus on God
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What are Mass settings?
Parts of Mass that are sung than said e.g.alleluia,Sanctus & Gloria
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What happened to music after 1960s?
Before,music was often quite complex & sung by choir.Since 1960s,music became simpler so congregation could join in
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Why are Mass Settings used in Worship?
Simpler mass settings make people feel more involved & more appealing to whole congregation
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