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  • noun Plural form of alleluia.

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Examples

  • "alleluias", without leaving the narrow range prescribed by the eight Gregorian modes, have discovered color and warmth and meaning and gladness that no other music possesses

    On An Overgrown Path

  • And cheers and amens and alleluias for the adoption of Tique and all others who are waiting for homes and loving hearts!

    ebouriffe - French Word-A-Day

  • I need to complete the revision of the antiphons and responsories to include alleluias.

    Gregorian Vesperal for Easter Season Available

  • And cheers and amens and alleluias for the adoption of Tique and all others who are waiting for homes and loving hearts!

    ebouriffe - French Word-A-Day

  • NEW YORK Pope Benedict XVI moved slowly and triumphantly for a mile up Fifth Avenue in his popemobile on Saturday as crowds stretching up to 10 deep showered him with applause, alleluias and cheers of "Benedicto!"

    Throngs of supporters welcome pope at NYC parade

  • Graduals contained the choral parts of the Mass, arranged according to the Temporale, the Sanctorale, and then the Common of the Saints. 93 They included graduals (responses and versicles to the Epistle readings of the Mass), introits (the first sung elements of the Mass), tracts, alleluias, offertories, and communions. 94 Sometimes they also gave the sequences (extended melodies sung by a soloist or the choir).

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • Sure, the pastor should know if he has an ex-sex offender belting alleluias from the altar.

    Patrick Boyle: Save a Kid; Bring a Molester to Church

  • We have to be there in the middle of it, and only then, with all the guilt and the muddle and the misery that implies, do the alleluias of Easter morning really mean what they should mean.

    Questions & Answers: 'Risen Today', the Resurrection as Good News now

  • In the East, alleluias are sung even more than usual during this difficult, trying period.

    Lenten Motivation

  • You could sing it, for instance, to Vaughan Williams' Sine Nomine, or to Engleberg - if you add some alleluias at the end of each stanza.

    Archive 2008-12-01

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