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Cantillation is the ritual chanting of prayers and responses.[1][2] It often specifically refers to Jewish Hebrew cantillation. Cantillation sometimes refers to diacritics used in texts that are to be chanted in liturgy.

Cantillation includes:


  1. ^ Kiều, Tùng Công (2009). A Project on Developing Catholic Liturgical Music in Vietnam (PDF) (S.T.M.). Boston University. pp. 71–72. Retrieved June 9, 2013.
  2. ^ Zaragoza, Rufino (November 2001). "The Sacred Sound of Đọc Kinh: Exploring the Sonic World of Vietnamese Chanting". Ministry & Liturgy. San Jose, California: Resource Publications. Archived from the original on January 5, 2002. Retrieved June 9, 2013.