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In the church modes of Gregorian chant the reciting tone (also dominant, tenor, tubae) is the melodic formula used for reciting psalm tones . Each mode had its own associated psalm tone, the tenor of which is the reciting tone. (Hoppin 1978, p.67)
See also: final (music).
- Hoppin, Richard H. (1978). Medieval Music. New York: W.W. Norton & Co. ISBN 0393090906.
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