Cross motif

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In music, the cross motif is a motif.

A motif (Crux fidelis) was used by Franz Liszt to represent the Christian cross ('tonisches Symbol des Kreuzes' or tonic symbol of the cross) and taken from Gregorian melodies.[1]

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  1. ^ Merrick, Paul (2008). Revolution and Religion in the Music of Liszt, p.284. ISBN 0-521-08351-6.