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- An Oratorio is a religious opera, without the action.
- An oratorio is a large musical composition for orchestra, vocal soloists and chorus.
- An oratorio is a large musical composition including an orchestra, a choir, and soloists.
- Oratorio - An extended cantata on a sacred subject.
- Oratorio is a municipality in the Santa Rosa department of Guatemala.
- The most significant composer of oratorio latino is Giacomo Carissimi, whose Jephte is regarded as the first masterpiece of the genre.
- The "Christus" Oratorio is progressing but slowly, owing to the many interruptions which I have to put up with this winter.
- One of his most famous works is Elijah, an oratorio that he composed and conducted.
- Oratorio An oratorio is a composition for orchestra, soloists and choir.
- The plot of an oratorio is often minimal, and some oratorios are not narrative at all.
- Differing from the oratorio, church music of the time did not have a narrator or make use of a recitative.
- Romantic church music was like an oratorio as it employed large choruses, an orchestra, and solo voices.
- Few Englishmen attempted to emulate Handel's mastery of oratorio, though there are examples by Greene, Arne and Stanley.
- Towards the end of his life George Frideric Handel found his musical home in the oratorio.
- Frequently the instruments for oratorio choruses include timpani and trumpets.
- A chorus fine: Tulsa Oratorio is a must-hear.
- Handel 's oratorio Messiah (1742) includes two well-known da capo arias, "He Was Despised" (for alto soloist) and "The Trumpet Shall Sound" (for bass).
- Aria: A musical work usually found in an opera or oratorio, which generally dwells on a single emotional theme of one of the characters.
- An aria in Ternary form (A B A) used in opera and oratorio in the 17th and 18th centuries.
- The Christmas Oratorio was conceived as a set of six cantatas.
- Perhaps the most important musical element in Bach's sacred choral music, and certainly in the Christmas Oratorio is the chorale.
- The da capo aria was common in the musical genres of opera and oratorio.
- While an opera is performed in a theatre, an oratorio is a concert piece.
- Oratorio resembles an opera but costumes, acting and scenery are absent.
- An art song is a complete composition in itself and is not part of a larger work such as an opera or and oratorio.
- Probably the best known oratorio in the English-speaking world is Handel's Messiah.
- Probably the best known oratorio is the Messiah by Händel.
- Of these, Messiah (1742) is the best known, though as a setting of a purely biblical, non-dramatic text it is not representative of Handelian oratorio.
- His best-known work is Messiah, an oratorio set to texts from the King James Bible.
- The differentiation between an oratorio and other religious music lay within the text, instead of within formal and stylistic factors.
- Whether religious or secular, the theme of an oratorio is meant to be weighty.
- During the second half of the 17th century, there were trends toward the secularization of the religious oratorio.
- Musical Forms - Oratorio Musical Forms Oratorio An extended musical setting of a sacred, usually non-liturgical, text.
- Like the oratorio, the cantata may be sacred or secular in subject matter and lyric or dramatic in style.
- Oratorio closely mirrored opera in all ages in musical style and form, except that choruses were more prominent in oratorio than in opera.
- For Handel 'oratorio' normally meant a three-act dramatic work on a biblical subject, with prominent use of the chorus, performed as a concert in a theatre.
- Oratorio closely mirrors opera in all ages in musical style and form, except that choruses are more prominent in oratorio than in opera.
- By the 1660s oratorio was established, and until circa 1720 it flourished in oratories and secular surroundings.
- The halls where they worshiped were referred to as "oratories", so the art form came to be known as the oratorio.
- Recitative: A musical work usually found in an opera or oratorio, which mimics the patterns of speech, in order to advance the story.
- Soon afterward there developed the oratorio volgare, also in Italian, which employed a testo, or narrator, to advance the action of the story.
- These hybrid works (part opera, part oratorio) are customarily referred to as secular oratorios.
- Mendelssohn's Symphony Cantata, the Lobgesang, is a hybrid work, partly in the oratorio style.
- Libretto: the text of an opera, cantata, oratorio, or passion.
- A special type of oratorio is the Passion, the setting of New Testament accounts of Christ's crucifixion.
- A direct successor was Brockes's Passion oratorio, set by Handel, Keiser, Telemann, Mattheson and others.
- Other new genres of vocal music included the cantata and the oratorio.
- In the same way the church cantata, solo or choral, is indistinguishable from a small oratorio or portion of an oratorio.
- The music of Haydn 's late oratorios, The Creation and The Seasons, reflects his experience of Handelian oratorio in London.
- Both oratorio and cantata use recitatives and arias in operatic style.
- It differs also from oratorio which is customarily based on a religious subject and is performed without scenery costumes or stage action.
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