Origin of cantus firmus
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How to use cantus firmus in a sentence
Write four times, changing the cantus firmus into every part.
Tua vox est dulcior quam cantus avium aut murmur rivuli in montibus.New Chronicles of Rebecca|Kate Douglas Wiggin
The Emperor Firmus caused his chariot to be drawn by ostriches of a prodigious size, so that it seemed rather to fly than roll.The Essays of Montaigne, Complete|Michel de Montaigne
Two-part counterpoint comprises a cantus firmus and a counterpoint.
Two notes are written in the counterpoint to one of the cantus firmus, except in the last measure.