Seventeen hundred and fifty-two was made memorable both in England and her colonies by the adoption of the Gregorian calendar.
It received the appellation of the Gregorian chant from his name.
By the Gregorian rule of intercalation the coincidence of the solar and civil year is restored very nearly every 400 years.
There is but one kind of music consecrated to that—the Gregorian chant.
He introduced the Ambrosian Chant, a mode of singing more monotonous than the Gregorian, which superseded it.
The music was Gregorian, and performed in its most sombre mood.
The chorus chants (its rather like a Gregorian chant), the actors intone.
The prayers are monotoned, the chants and responses are Gregorian.
A more important labour was his reformation of the Gregorian Calendar, which even later mathematicians have deemed correct.
The words, in the old Valencian dialect, are wedded to old Gregorian music.
literally "pertaining to Gregory," from Late Latin Gregorianus, from Gregorius (see Gregory). From c.1600 in reference to church music, from Gregory I (pope from 590-600), who traditionally codified it; 1640s in reference to new calendar (introduced 1582) from Pope Gregory XIII.