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Synonyms for cantata

a musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text

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Contains: Cantates francoises, sur des sujets tirez de l'Ecriture, books 1-2.
While Sebastien de Brossard (1655-1730) may have composed the first sacred cantatas in France (undated, they remained in manuscript until edited by Jerome Dorival in Cantates francaises et italiennes, Patrimoine musical de France.
Volume 3 of this edition contains her two books of Cantates francoises, sur des sujets tirez de l'Ecriture published in Paris by Christophe Ballard in 1708 and 1711.
Les melodies de chorals dans les cantates de Jean-Sebastien Bach.