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Synonyms for oratorio

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

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With his two oratorios, retired local GP John Middleton has now set the whole of St John's gospel to music.
Compuesta en apenas tres semanas, no solo es el mas famoso oratorio de su autor, sino el mas interpretado del mundo.
Die Orgel von Johann Konrad Worle/Giovanni Corrado Verle (1701 Vils--1777 Rom) im Oratorio del Crocifisso Rom (1744).
HOLMFIRTH Choral Society has had a long association with Haydn's majestic oratorio Creation.
By now everyone knows that Handel composed the oratorio in a 24-day frenzy of artistic inspiration and feverish writing.
polyphonic baroque and the His oratorio The Resurrection and Ascension of Jesus has the gravity of his father's sacred Passions but also the grace of Haydn's secular oratorios.
Sharjah - More than 500 journalists, broadcasters and media executives will be arriving to Sharjah to report on the aACAyClusters of light' oratorio set to take place at the opening ceremony of the Majaz Island Amphitheatre on March 26.
The oratorio will come to a number of cities around the world following its Sharjah performance.
The original database, "From Don to Giovanni: Opera and Oratorio Citation Database," compiled by Richard Parrillo, spanned the years 1589-1995.
The centrepiece of the event will be a rendition of Will Todd's Saint Cuthbert Oratorio, which was premiered in the Cathedral in 1995.
The Oratorio Society of Charlottesville-Albemarle was formed in 1966 by a small group of musicians in Charlottesville, Virginia, interested in performing classical choral masterworks.
com)-- The Voice of Firestone Eleanor Steber in Opera and Oratorio Available on DVD April 30
True to its name, the oratorio tells of the genocide of Bosnian Muslims in the eastern Bosnian city of Srebrenica in 1995.
Under the leadership of Scottish Opera, work began on The Friendship Oratorio at a meeting of representatives from No1 Ladies Opera House (Botswana), New Zealand Opera, Cape Town Opera, The Tehelka Foundation (India), Queensland Opera, (Australia) and Calgary Opera in February 2011.
AVONTUUR STUD in South Africa has purchased multiple Group 1 winner Oratorio from Coolmore.