meaning of a cappella

a cappella meaning in General Dictionary

In chapel or chapel style said of compositions sung in the old church design without instrumental accompaniment as a mass a capella i age a mass solely vocal

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  • without music accompaniment
  • sung without instrumental accompaniment
  • In church or chapel style; -- stated of compositions sung in the old chapel style, without instrumental accompaniment; since, a mass a capella, i. e., a mass strictly vocal.
  • A time indicator, equivalent to alla breve.

a cappella - German to English

a capella [lat. spv. for -in chapel style-]

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a cappella meaning in General Dictionary

In chapel or chapel style; -- stated of compositions sung into the old chapel design, without instrumental accompaniment; as, a mass a capella, i. e., a mass strictly vocal.

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  • an occasion indicator, equivalent to alla breve.

Sentence Examples with the word a cappella

In time of war this cloak was carried with the army in the field, and was kept in a tent which itself came to be known as a cappella or capella.

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