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Synonyms for cantata

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

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The cantata follows the four sections of the hymn themes: theres a song in the air, theres a star in the sky, theres a mothers deep prayer, and a babys low cry.
Cantata Memoria: For the children will be premiered at a memorial concert in the Wales Millennium Centre tonight and broadcast on S4C tomorrow night, Performing in this world premiere will be some leading Welsh classical stars, including bassbaritone Bryn Terfel, soprano Elin Manahan Thomas, harpist Catrin Finch, euphonium soloist David Childs alongside incredible British, Korean born violinist, Joo Yeon Sir.
The Italian Cantata in Vienna: Entertainment in the Age of Absolutism is the culmination of many years of research by Lawrence Bennett, already partially known thanks to his Ph.
Starlit Cantata first struck gold here in June 2014 when she raced off a mark of 68 and two more subsequent wins saw her line-up off a perch of 77 on her most recent outing last month.
The album dedicated to the Czech composer Zdenek Sestak's choral works features older and newer recordings of his choral cycles and cantatas.
In addition to his new role with the Woods Hole Cantata Consort, he is Artistic Director of the Sine Nomine Ensemble, Fall River; Resident Conductor of the Harvard-Radcliffe Collegium Musicum; and Director of Music at Grace Episcopal Church, Newton, MA.
Analekta is quick off the mark to honor the occasion with this CD of cantatas featuring two young, up-and-coming Canadian singers with a Montreal-based instrumental ensemble directed from the harpsichord by the ever-solid Montreal keyboard fixture, Luc Beausejour.
In the cantata Gott soll allein mein herze haben (God alone shall have my heart) Scholl's control of line and sensitivity to the text were excellent.
DENBIGHSHIRE played host to tourism organisations from across Europe for the Cantata International Tourism and Innovation Conference at Ruthin Castle Hotel.
28, DuBois will sing the lead role in the Lenten cantata Olivet To Calvary, penned in 1904 by English composer John Maunder.
The finalists include the children's and youth choirs from Ceredigion's youth music school, Ysgol Gerdd Ceredigion, both conducted by Islwyn Evans; Cardiff-based mixed voice choir, Cordydd led by Sioned James, Llanelli ladies' choir, Cantata, led by musical director Catrin Hughes, and men's choir Bechgyn Bro Taf.
Last night came performances of JS Bach's Cantata No 21 and Brahms's German Requiem, a heavyweight programme that might not have reached the heights of previous choral concerts but was still mighty fine.
The program also featured baritone Aaron Engebreth, a regular with Emmanuel Music, singing Rameau's secular cantata, "Aquilon et Orithie," - such cantatas were a very French riposte to the titan Christian cantata composer to the north, J.
BandTel(tm), a leading worldwide provider of SIP Trunking services, and Cantata Technology, one of the world's leading independent providers of enabling communications technology, today announced the companies have entered into a strategic partnership to enable high-volume service providers, such as ISPs and long distance and domestic carriers, to take advantage of a combination of BandTel's fail-safe, broad-reaching ITSP network and Cantata's high-performance Integrated Media and Signaling Gateway 1010 (IMG 1010).
Simon Halsey, principal conductor of the orchestra's choral projects, will be directing the orchestra and the Sinfonia Chorus in one of Handel's most popular coronation anthems, Zadok the Priest; Gerald Finzi's cantata Dies Natalis; and the cantata St Nicolas, by Benjamin Britten.