missa cantata

[ mis-uh kuh n-tah-tuh ]
/ ˈmɪs ə kənˈtɑ tə /


a Mass whose music is equivalent to that of the High Mass but that is less elaborate in its celebration.

Nearby words

  1. miss out on,
  2. miss the boat,
  3. miss the point,
  4. miss.,
  5. missa,
  6. missal,
  7. missal stand,
  8. missay,
  9. missed abortion,
  10. missed labor

Origin of missa cantata

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

Also called sung Mass.

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