Definition of Passiontide in English:

Passiontide

Line breaks: Pas¦sion|tide
Pronunciation: /ˈpaʃ(ə)ntʌɪd
 
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noun

  • The last two weeks of Lent.
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    • The message of Passiontide and Easter is at the same time joyful and unsettling.
    • For all those who missed the Passiontide concert last Easter, here is an opportunity to come along and enjoy another performance of a wonderful selection of music.
    • The transition from Passiontide to Easter will be via Franck's Choral No.3 in A minor for organ, and the cello and organ then combine in Bach's Sonata in D major which is a joyful resurrection piece.

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