(Lat. "mass")
   Identifies a composition as a polyphonic mass. What follows specifies it, usually by naming the mode or pre-existing music on which the mass is based, e.g., Missa L’Homme Armé ("Mass on the song L’Homme Armé").

Historical dictionary of sacred music. . 2006.

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  • MISSA — a mittendo populum. Unde antiquis German. Senta, Anglis adhuc Sent. Hinc Missale, liber quô continentur omnia ad Missam quottidie dicendam pertinentia. Missaticum Nuntium. Missaticum Regis, legatio, iussio, mandatum, quod Rex per nuntium vel.… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Missa — may refer to: Mass (liturgy) Mass (music), a choral composition that sets liturgical text to music Missa Brevis Missa Solemnis (explains the term and lists several works) Missa pro defunctis and Missa defunctorum alternative names for the Requiem …   Wikipedia

  • Missa — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Edmond Missa (1861–1910), französischer Komponist Siehe auch: Messe (Musik) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Missa — Mis sa, n.; pl. {Miss[ae]}. [LL. See 1st {Mass}.] (R. C. Ch.) The service or sacrifice of the Mass. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Missa — (lat.), 1) Messe; 2) Feiertag eines Heiligen, wie M. Sancti Johannis, der Johannistag …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Missa — (lat.), soviel wie Messe …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Missa — (lat.), Messe; M. pro defunctis, Totenmesse (Requiem); M. solémnis, feierliche Messe (an hohen Festen) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • missa- — *missa , *missaz, *missja , *missjaz germ., Adjektiv: nhd. vertauscht, wechselseitig, abwechselnd, miss…; ne. mutual, mis…; Rekontruktionsbasis: got., an., ae., afries., anfrk., as., ahd.; Vw.: s. * līka ; …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

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  • missa —   n. (pl. ae ) Roman Catholic, service of mass.    ♦ missa bassa, low mass.    ♦ missa    ♦ cantata,    ♦ missa media, sung mass, without deacon or high mass ceremonial.    ♦ missa privata, low mass, or one at which only priest communicates.    ♦ …   Dictionary of difficult words

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