Gregorian staff


Definition of Gregorian staff

: a 4-line staff with a C clef traditionally used for Gregorian chant

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First Known Use of Gregorian staff

circa 1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Gregorian staff

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The first known use of Gregorian staff was circa 1933

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“Gregorian staff.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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