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can·ta·ta

 (kən-tä′tə)
n.
A musical composition, often using a sacred text, comprising recitatives, arias, and choruses.

[Italian (aria) cantata, sung (aria), feminine past participle of cantare, to sing, from Latin cantāre; see kan- in Indo-European roots.]

cantata

(kænˈtɑːtə)
n
(Classical Music) a musical setting of a text, esp a religious text, consisting of arias, duets, and choruses interspersed with recitatives
[C18: from Italian, from cantare to sing, from Latin]

can•ta•ta

(kənˈtɑ tə)

n., pl. -tas.
a choral composition, either sacred and resembling a short oratorio, or secular, as a lyric drama set to music but not to be acted.
[1715–25; < Italian, =cant(are) to sing]

cantata

A sung work, now usually accompanied by an orchestra, shorter than an oratorio.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cantata - a musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text
classical, classical music, serious music - traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
Translations
cantată

cantata

[kænˈtɑːtə] Ncantata f

cantata

nKantate f
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Aside from Los Cantates, he conducts the University of the East Chorale and Adamson University Chorale.
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Comme j'oserais dire sans meme m'y comparer, Bach est un musicien, mais son christianisme est un christianisme de musicien, puisque nous le connaissons comme l'homme des cantates. Et donc j'ai une ouverture tres particuliere et tres limitee sur la grande tradition, la grande eglise chretienne et donc mon appartenance c'est celle de quelqu'un qui apporte dans sa reflexion sur l'evangile et les grandes traditions d'interpretation le souci d'un philosophe.
Narrative voices shift as well, among a personally engaged first-person narrator, je, a description of that narrator as a third-person feminine die, and an undefined il, who, though not capitalized, suggests the master builder of space constructing "des arbres ou des asters / qu'il reve qu'il surveille." There is a sense of the holy here to which Baron Supervielle has already accustomed her readers (in, for example, Nouvelles cantates, 1995).
RAVEL Cantates de Rome (EMI Classics): It is one of the greatest scandals in the annals of music that vested interests, philistine traditionalism and plain bumbling bureaucracy prevented Maurice Ravel, already acclaimed as one of France's most gifted rising young composers, from winning the prestigious Prix de Rome in four successive years at the beginning of the last century.
Now Minkowski and Les Musiciens du Louvre have recorded three Cantates francaises (Archiv 449 144-2, rec 1995) all clearly designed with orchestral accompaniment: Collin de Blamont's Didon (1723), Clerambault's Le Soleil, vainqueur des nuages (1721), and the very substantial Hiraclite et Democrite (1711) by Jean-Baptiste Stuck, generally known as Batistin.