missa-cantata

missa cantata

[mis-uh kuhn-tah-tuh]
noun
a Mass whose music is equivalent to that of the High Mass but that is less elaborate in its celebration.
Also called sung Mass.


Origin:
1900–05; < Late Latin: literally, sung mass; see mass, cantata

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