cantatas

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  • Besides these he composed several cantatas for church use, and several instrumental pieces. Cited from A Popular History of the Art of Music, by W. S. B. Mathews
  • He wrote cantatas and other works for choir as well as some chamber music.
  • In addition to this he wrote a large number of cantatas, more or less dramatic in character. Cited from A Popular History of the Art of Music, by W. S. B. Mathews
  • He also wrote three books of cantatas as well as religious music, including a requiem.
  • Some composers wrote sacred cantatas to be performed in the church services of these days.
  • It has remained one of the most renowned cantatas of the 20th century.
  • It is regarded as part of his third annual cycle of cantatas.
  • He wrote some works for orchestra and a deal of chamber music in addition to church music, cantatas, and songs.
  • Many of his works, including a magnificat and two cantatas, have been lost.
  • He usually performed his own cantatas, most of which were composed during his first three years in Leipzig.
  • He had no responsibility for church music, therefore only secular cantatas have survived.
  • Also the music of several movements of his earlier German cantatas was integrated in this mass.
  • He also created a series of ballads for voice and piano, which he called cantatas.
  • One size of choir probably does not fit all the cantatas.
  • The work is often performed and the most frequently recorded of all the Bach cantatas.
  • Within the next seventeen years he produced twenty-four operas, besides a large number of cantatas and other works. Cited from A Popular History of the Art of Music, by W. S. B. Mathews
  • Usually the cantatas appear in the year of their first performance, sometimes also for later performances, then in brackets.
  • In this role he set about composing a large number of cantatas for performance in the city's churches.
  • She has composed a wide range of music, including cantatas, masses, and rock operas.
  • Other guest conductors then were engaged to express their vision of chosen cantatas.
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Root form of cantatas is cantata for the noun.

Meaning of cantatas

  • noun A musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text