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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
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Cantates i "tonos" per a 1 i 2 veus amb instruments, transc.
J'ai participe a de nombreux concerts dans des repertoires tres varies : Cantates de Bach, Requiem de Faure, Mozart, Verdi, King Arthur de Purcell, Carmina Burana de Carl Orff, -etc.
Cantatas for One and Two Voices: Cantates francoises a I et II voix (1710) and the Grande symphonic Version of Dom Quichote (ca.
c) Las formas de 2a persona del singular del preterito indefinido de todos los verbos muestran la adjuncion superflua de la marca de persona /-s/ al morfo /-ste/ en cantastes e hicistes, que pasa despues a cantates e hicites.
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Al visitarla, uno puede unirse a la gente de moda en la representacion al aire libre del Teatro Nacional de Danza, aplaudir a los famosos cantates de folk; explorar los tesoros de la Galeria de Arte Nacional, descubrir la Fortaleza del Pirata Henry Morgan; o admirar los fascinantes recuerdos en el Museo Bob Marley, el ultimo tributo de Jamaica al fallecido gran padre del reggae.
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.
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.
His Cantates (1703; "Cantatas"), lyrics meant to be sung, comprised a type of chamber opera.
Tout d'abord, une liasse consideree jusqu'ici comme des esquisses pour l'opera inacheve Ghiselle nous montre le compositeur etudiant l'oeuvre de ses pairs, car elle contient en realite des notes de lecture de deux cantates de Johann Sebastian Bach et de six operas de Richard Wagner.