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Definition of Introit

Introit
Introit In*tro"it, n. [L. introitus, fr. introire to go into, to enter; intro within + ire to go: cf. F. introit.] 1. A going in. --Caxton. 2. (R. C. Ch.) (a) A psalm sung or chanted immediately before the collect, epistle, and gospel, and while the priest is entering within the rails of the altar. (b) A part of a psalm or other portion of Scripture read by the priest at Mass immediately after ascending to the altar. 3. (R. C. Ch.) An anthem or psalm sung before the Communion service. 4. Any composition of vocal music appropriate to the opening of church services.

Meaning of Introit from wikipedia

- The Introit (from Latin: introitus, "entrance") is part of the opening of the liturgical celebration of the Eucharist for many Christian denominations...
- peace, Lord) is the incipit of two different Latin texts, a hymn and an introit. Both have been the base for compositions to be used in church liturgy...
- An introitus is an entrance into a canal or hollow organ. The ****l introitus is the opening that leads to the ****l canal. John H. Dirckx (editor)...
- frequently divided section of the text (as with Mozart, for instance). The Introit and Kyrie, being immediately adjacent in the actual Roman Catholic liturgy...
- version of the work, which he called "un petit Requiem" with five movements (Introit and Kyrie, Sanctus, Pie Jesu, Agnus Dei and In Paradisum), but did not...
- the Methodist Church. The M**** and its settings draw their name from the introit of the liturgy, which begins with the words "Requiem aeternam dona eis...
- currently uses the introit "Da Pacem, Domine" from Chant II as music for WWE wrestler The Undertaker's druids. "Da Pacem, Domine": Introit "Haec Dies Quam...
- The introit Quasi modo geniti, from which Quasimodo Sunday gets its name, is in Mode 6....
- commune from Easter to Pentecost. At M**** the Alleluia is added to the Introit, Offertory and Communion; in place of the Gradual two Alleluias are sung...
- melodies) (Kyrie, Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei). Introits cover the procession of the officiants. Introits are antiphonal chants, typically consisting of...
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