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Definitions

  1. Cantatas were Rameau's first contact with dramatic music. (Web site)
  2. In the two Cantatas, the soprano, Ingrid Schmithusen, is outstanding and her clear cistalling voice is so well accompagnied by those remarkable musicians. (Web site)

Latin Texts

  1. Carmina Burana forms the first part of a trilogy of staged cantatas called Trionfi (Triumphs), all based on Latin texts. (Web site)

Several Cantatas

  1. He wrote several cantatas, both sacred and secular, then. (Web site)
  2. There, Bach wrote many brilliant organ works and several cantatas in the northern European style. (Web site)

Six Cantatas

  1. Among these works are the Ascension Cantata and the Christmas Oratorio, the latter consisting of six cantatas. (Web site)

Numerous Cantatas

  1. Stradella wrote at least six operas, as well as numerous cantatas and oratorios. (Web site)

Writing Cantatas

  1. Telemann began writing cantatas for a church in Leipzig and quickly became a local celebrity. (Web site)

Main Churches

  1. He became the music director of all the main churches in Hamburg (he took over this position from C.P.E. Bach.) He composed and performed many cantatas. (Web site)

Solo Cantatas

  1. Besides some four dozen operas, there are oratorios, solo cantatas with keyboard accompaniment, motets and vocal serenades. (Web site)

Years

  1. Bach also composed a few cantatas for special occasions (birthdays and New Years). (Web site)

Important

  1. Romain Rolland stated that these anthems were as important for his oratorios as the cantatas were for his operas.

Famous

  1. Best of all, the text is punctuated with glorious bursts of famous and less well-known sonatas, cantatas, partitas, fugues, concertos and oratorios. (Web site)

Recording

  1. Their recording with Emma Kirkby of cantatas by Buxtehude was released last year. (Web site)

Day

  1. Scarlatti's operas, oratorios, and cantatas made him one of the foremost Neopolitan composers of the day.

Styles

  1. In his Latin motets Carissimi used essentially the same forms and styles as in his Italian cantatas. (Web site)

Singers

  1. Few singers have time or inclination to spend the time acquiring the skills to choose cantatas from primary sources.
  2. However, he did assist in their private musical soirées, again writing cantatas and working with singers such as Farinelli.

Florence

  1. A Medici prince invited him to Florence; there and in Rome, patronized by cardinals and nobility, he wrote oratorios, cantatas, and more operas. (Web site)

Words

  1. The Brandenburg Concertos are essentially cantatas without words.

Secular

  1. Also revived in recent years are a number of secular cantatas and what one might call secular oratorios or concert operas.
  2. Schubert, Mendelssohn, and Brahms also wrote secular cantatas, the best known of which are Brahms's Schicksalslied and Nänie. (Web site)
  3. He was asked to compose and perform cantatas for the Prince's birthday and the New Year; two each time, one sacred and one secular. (Web site)

First

  1. This self-imposed task was largely completed during his first 5 years, after which he produced cantatas with less regularity. (Web site)

Pieces

  1. The pieces all exude that sturdy beat and inevitable progress one associates with the early cantatas of Bach.

Style

  1. As a composer Viviani is known mostly for his operas and solo cantatas which follow the style of Antonio Cesti. (Web site)

Addition

  1. In addition, Bach wrote a number of secular cantatas, usually for civic events such as council inaugurations. (Web site)

Suites

  1. The style is most often used in preludes to suites, and can be found in non-staged vocal works such as cantatas. (Web site)

Texts

  1. It contains Bach's markings of texts for his cantatas and notes. (Web site)
  2. The collection consists primarily of texts of Italian operas but also includes Italian cantatas, serenatas, oratorios, dialogues and Passions. (Web site)

Excerpts

  1. We will share excerpts from two of the seven cantatas which comprise this concert-length work.

Ballets

  1. He composed over 30 operas, as well as cantatas, ballets, and songs. (Web site)

Choir

  1. Some cantatas use solo voices without chorus or choir.

Voices

  1. Sacred works for voices and instruments were often called concertos, while similar secular works were generally termed arie (airs), cantatas or musiche. (Web site)

Salieri

  1. Salieri saw himself as a German composer, which some of his German letters, operas, cantatas, and songs seem to prove.

Compositions

  1. Carissimi's many compositions include various works for church performance, Mass settings, cantatas and motets. (Web site)

Vocal Music

  1. Cantatas, vocal music with accompaniment, usually in a series of movements, were popular during the Baroque period.

Period

  1. The productions of this period of his life are very numerous, consisting of operas, both comic and serious, cantatas, and various sacred compositions. (Web site)
  2. During this period, he composed motets for church performance as well as secular cantatas. (Web site)
  3. The choral forces were much diminished during this period and so Bach produced a number of solo cantatas. (Web site)

Weimar

  1. Beside organ works Bach composed cantatas and concertos in the Italian style in Weimar.
  2. He remained in Weimar for nine years, and there he composed his first wave of major works, including organ showpieces and cantatas.

Symphonies

  1. Hertel wrote a great number of symphonies, solo concertos, harpsichord sonatas, songs, hymns, cantatas and oratorios. (Web site)

Organ

  1. In Weimar he composed about 30 cantatas, including the well-known funeral cantata God's Time Is the Best, and also wrote organ and harpsichord works. (Web site)

Church Music

  1. He also wrote songs, several symphonies, chamber music, oratorios, cantatas, and church music. (Web site)

Church

  1. The first of his church cantatas, No. (Web site)
  2. Of the church cantatas only one, Gott ist mein Konig (written when he was nineteen, but a very great work), was published in his lifetime. (Web site)
  3. The cantatas on the present release, Il pianto di San Pietro and Maria Addolorata, were first performed in the church of San Fedele in Milan in 1751. (Web site)

Choruses

  1. Salieri also composed numerous sacred works, secular works, including CANTATAS, choruses, and songs, and instrumental pieces.

Chorales

  1. He was a master at composing concertos, cantatas, oratorios, chorales, piano inventions, and other religious music. (Web site)

Italian Composer

  1. Britannica online encyclopedia article on Alessandro Stradella: Italian composer, singer, and violinist known primarily for his cantatas.

Operatic Style

  1. He wrote many cantatas in operatic style for gatherings in the palace of Cardinal Pietro Ottoboni.

Harpsichord Suites

  1. Despite Marchand's success and popularity in his day, only a few airs and cantatas, plus two harpsichord suites (1702) were published.

Ballet

  1. Halévy also wrote for the ballet, provided incidental music for a French version of Aeschylus 's Prometheus Bound, and wrote cantatas.

Ballet Music

  1. He also wrote concert suites, ballet music, oratorios, cantatas and songs.

Chamber

  1. Most of his life was spent in Rome, where he wrote chamber cantatas in a style that lasted for over a century. (Web site)
  2. His oratorios and chamber cantatas are of high importance musically and historically. (Web site)

Sacred Cantatas

  1. Most of the sacred cantatas were composed as parts of cycles, with a specific work intended for each Sunday in the year. (Web site)

Sacred

  1. He would write four major orchestral masses, a requiem, and many offertories, graduals, vesper settings, and sacred cantatas and oratorios.
  2. His surviving choral works include (in addition to the sacred cantatas) more than 30 secular cantatas, two monumental Passions, and the Mass in B Minor. (Web site)
  3. In these, Bach relied on a narrative story more than he did in his sacred cantatas. (Web site)

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