High Mass (Missa solemnis)
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(Lat., ‘Solemn Mass’).
1 Mass in which all sections—apart from the readings of the Epistle and the Gospel—are sung either in polyphony or plainchant. Term is also applied to elaborate ceremonial setting.
2 See Mass in D (Beethoven).
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