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Can someone tell me what's the genre of the music played in Assassin's Creed - Agnus Dei soundtrack?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMqv_wPCKXw

I'm especially interested in the opening part, till about 0:50. How would you go about searching for similar music?

It gives me a real chill every time I listen to at and thought about listening to more similar songs.

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I'd say it's a modern take on Plainchant / Gregorian chant: solo voice, modal harmonies, long melody lines. If you're looking for similar, you can either go for the original - something like this traditional 'Agnus Dei', or a modern recreation, something like this : Michael John Poirier - Album: Stone by Stone. Because this style is "different" and evocative, it is often the inspiration for soundtracks, for example this : Halo Music Gregorian Chants. But I think your keywords for searching are "plainchant" or "Gregorian chant" - with or without "soundtrack".

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