Definitions for processionalprəˈsɛʃ ə nl
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pro•ces•sion•alprəˈsɛʃ ə nl(adj.)
of or pertaining to a procession.
of the nature of a procession.
used in processions.
sung or played during a procession, as a hymn.
(n.)a piece of music, as a hymn or slow march, suitable for accompanying a procession.
Category: Music and Dance
a book containing hymns, litanies, etc., for use in religious processions.
Origin of processional:
1400–50; late ME < ML
religious music used in a procession
intended for use in a procession
"processional music"; "processional cross"
of or relating to or characteristic of a procession
"in good processional order"
A hymn or other music used during a procession; prosodion
Of, pertaining to, or used during a procession
of or pertaining to a procession; consisting in a procession
a service book relating to ecclesiastical processions
a hymn, or other selection, sung during a church procession; as, the processional was the 202d hymn
Processional: A Jazz Symphony of American Life is a four-act modernist comedy by the American playwright John Howard Lawson. It was first produced by the Theatre Guild at the Garrick Theatre in New York, opening on January 12 1925 in a two-month run. Philip Moeller directed while Mordecai Gorelik designed the sets and costumes. Lee Strasberg played the minor role of First Soldier in the production; Sanford Meisner, too, played a minor part. It was revived in 1937 at the Maxine Elliott Theatre. ⁕Lawson, John Howard. 1925. Processional: A Jazz Symphony of American Life in Four Acts. New York: Thomas Seltzer.
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