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Synonyms for cantata

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

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25) 250 Airs populaires russes, hongrois, MS-8567 suedois, gallois et irlandais arranges pour piano Notes de lecture de cantates de MS-8702 Bach et d'operas de Wagner CFF Date Remarques Apres 1850 De la main d'un eleve Apres 1858 Apres 1858 Brouillon 249 1865 ?
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.
Cantatas for One and Two Voices: Cantates francoises a I et II voix (1710) and the Grande symphonic Version of Dom Quichote (ca.
Interspersed with the instrumental pieces are three vocal works - two cantates and an ornamented air serieux.