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Chants of the Office, sung during the canonical hours, have their roots in the early 4th century, when desert monks following St.
Anthony introduced the practice of continuous psalmody, singing the complete cycle of 150 psalms each week.
This view is no longer generally accepted by scholars, due to analysis that shows that most early Christian hymns did not have Psalms for texts, and that the Psalms were not sung in synagogues for centuries after the Destruction of the Second Temple in AD 70.
However, early Christian rites did incorporate elements of Jewish worship that survived in later chant tradition.
Multi-voice elaborations of Gregorian chant, known as organum, were an early stage in the development of Western polyphony.
The scale patterns are organized against a background pattern formed of conjunct and disjunct tetrachords, producing a larger pitch system called the gamut.
The chants can be sung by using six-note patterns called hexachords.
During a visit to Gaul in 752–753, Pope Stephen II celebrated Mass using Roman chant.
According to Charlemagne, his father Pepin abolished the local Gallican Rites in favor of the Roman use, in order to strengthen ties with Rome.