Definition of Conductus

1. Noun. (music) A medieval song, normally with a sacred text, often sung in Latin ¹



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Definition of Conductus

1. a style of metrical Latin song [n CONDUCTI]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Conductus

conductometric
conductometry
conductor
conductorial
conductorless
conductorly
conductors
conductorship
conductorships
conductory
conductour
conductours
conductress
conductresses
conducts
conductus (current term)
conduit
conduit bender
conduits
conduplicate
conduplication
conduplicato corpore
condurango
conduritol
conduritols
condurrite
condylar
condylar articulation
condylar axis
condylar canal

Literary usage of Conductus

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1. Ballistic Missile Defense Organization: Technology Applications Report (1994) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"conductus, a BMDO- SBIR-fwide.d company thai went public in 1993, is leading an Advanced Technology- Program award to develop superconducting Josephson ..."

2. National Technology Initiative: Summary Proceedings (1993)
"In 1988 conductus, a start-up company without a facility, turned to the DOE's ... conductus provided the lab with two full-time scientists to facilitate the ..."

3. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"There is little definite information about conductus and it is disputed that ... Same as conductus. 2. In the organ a wind trunk: the hollow wooden canal ..."

4. The Oxford History of Music by William Henry Hadow (1901)
"... this kind of music, but we learn from him that the conductus was a highly important form, and that it had been largely employed by the greatest masters. ..."

5. The Mediaeval Stage by Edmund Kerchever Chambers (1903)
"The ' Prose of the Ass' occurs a second time as the conductus ... at second Vespers, but the office ends with a series of conductus and hymns, ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1902)
"The authorities on old music have discoursed learnedly about the ' rondel,' the ' hoquet,' and the ' conductus,' but without making it plain to their ..."

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