cried the three hundred voices again, but instead of the band a choir began singing a cantata
composed by Paul Ivanovich Kutuzov:
Salmon performed the Battle of Borodino (a savage cantata
against the Corsican upstart, who had lately met with his Russian reverses)--Mr.
A well-known musician in the area, he conducts a cantata
each Christmas and has written six original cantatas
over the years.
A new volume of the Bohuslav Martin critical edition, Cantatas
, edited by Vit Zouhar, has recently been published by Barenreiter-Verlag.
A more recent scholarly intervention has allowed us to reassess twelve solo cantatas
from the 18th century that have always been credited to the Venetian nobleman and composer Benedetto Marcello.
The book examines the production of cantatas
by composers in the service of the Hapsburg emperors Leopold I (1658-1705) and his son Joseph I (1705-1711).
The album dedicated to the Czech composer Zdenek Sestak's choral works features older and newer recordings of his choral cycles and cantatas
Analekta is quick off the mark to honor the occasion with this CD of cantatas
featuring two young, up-and-coming Canadian singers with a Montreal-based instrumental ensemble directed from the harpsichord by the ever-solid Montreal keyboard fixture, Luc Beausejour.
Sung in Latin, the final composition carried less power than the two earlier cantatas
, but with the beauty of Bach's baroque brought so professionally to life few would have minded.
The program also featured baritone Aaron Engebreth, a regular with Emmanuel Music, singing Rameau's secular cantata
, "Aquilon et Orithie," - such cantatas
were a very French riposte to the titan Christian cantata
composer to the north, J.
The celebratory evening also included the rejoicing music of Cantatas
No 50 and 31 from the composer's earlier compositions with its wonderful explosion of festive joy from the opening voices of the chorus and its three contrasting arias to its exuberant ending.
In this case, it was at first interesting to discover that despite of both systems being 4-ohm rated and endowed with 90 dB sensitivity specifications, the Cantatas
did not seem as subjectively loud in my listening room, nor did they measure as loud with my standard moving-microphone technique.