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Chorale

church reformation basis

Chorale, type of hymn tune developed in Germany during the Reformation. Chorales formed the basis of the new Protestant church music. J.S. Bach harmonized many of these chorale tunes for the Lutheran Church, and used them as a basis for many organ and choral compositions.

See also: Reformation.

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