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  1. meanenoun

    The middle voice of a three-voice polyphonic musical composition.


  1. Meane

    Meane (sometimes spelled mean) is a vocal music term used by English composers of polyphonic choral music during the English pre-Reformation and Reformation eras. At this time choral music written for the Church of England was often voiced in 5 parts, with MAATB (Meane, Alto, Alto, Tenor, Bass) or TrMATB (Treble, Meane, Alto, Tenor, Bass) being frequent voicings utilized by William Byrd, Thomas Tallis and their contemporaries. The meane part was typically sung by boys whose voices were not as high as a treble or boy soprano but were not as low as a countertenor. Occasionally the meane line would be sung by a combination of treble and countertenor voices.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of meane in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of meane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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