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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, however, was viewed with so much skepticism that following Andrei Zhdanov's decree accusing Prokofiev and others of formalism in 1948, it was no longer programmed (whereas his film score was spared the same condemnation and remained a Soviet classic).
These included the role of women and the relationships between those who went to the battlefield, and those who stayed at home, and these have contributed to the Armistice Cantata.
The complete ticket for all 10 concerts in the cantata cycle was already sold out six months ago.
Through his life, Garayev wrote nearly 110 musical pieces, including ballets, operas, symphonic and chamber pieces, solos for piano, cantatas, songs and marches, and rose to prominence not only in Azerbaijan, but also worldwide.
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 Eugene Concert Choir presents Cantata Criolla, a mythic poem with Faustian overtones, with score by Antonio Estvez, at 8 p.m.
STARLIT CANTATA relishes the test of 10 furlongs at Lingfield and must rate a live contender in the Coral Handicap from the bottom of the weights.
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.
Pinkham was inspired by the works of Gabrieli and in fact subtitled the "Christmas Cantata,'' which was performed Friday evening, Symphony Sacra, a term used by Gabrieli himself in his "In Ecclesiis.'' Pinkham studied with Hindemith, another composer on the program; Hindemith was indebted to Bach and the forms popular in Bach's time.
Modern vocal polyphony excels in the first cantata, In Deo speravit cor meum (1976), written to texts of Lent psalms.
Falmouth, MA, January 15, 2014 --( The Board of Trustees of the Woods Hole Cantata Consort is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Fort as the new director of music for its 41st season in 2014.
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.