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The Cantor and the Psalms: Humanity “at full stretch”

Posted by Nathan Costa on

The office of cantor began in early Christian communities following the Jewish practice of a hazan (cantor or music leader) chanting prayers in the temple. As singing psalms became daily prayer for monastics by the third century, the role of the cantor leading singing in liturgy also became more...

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