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    This Review contains major "Oratorios"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.

Definitions

  1. Oratorios were sacred entertainments based on well-known biblical stories. (Web site)
  2. Both oratorios were very successful, and it was obvious that the new form was on its way to becoming an established feature of English concert life. (Web site)
  3. Few oratorios were composed in France during the 50 years following Charpentier's death in 1704. (Web site)
  4. Most Oratorios are for solos and duets. (Web site)
  5. Carissimi’s oratorios were written for soloists, chorus, and orchestra, and told the story in recitatives, ariosos, arias, ensembles, and choruses.

Last Opera

  1. Already before his last opera, Deidamia, produced in 1741, Handel had been making a growing impression with his oratorios. (Web site)

Christmas Oratorio

  1. Besides the operas, oratorios (Agar et Ismaele esiliati, 1684; Christmas Oratorio, c. (Web site)

Numerous Cantatas

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

Baroque Oratorios

  1. One common opening is the French overture, which is also the type of piece heard at the beginning of baroque oratorios and operas.

Solo Cantatas

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

Best

  1. His Latin oratorios, of which Jephtha is best known, are among the earliest extant examples of true oratorio. (Web site)

Foremost

  1. As a composer, Fux wrote many secular works, including both operas and secular oratorios, but he was first and foremost a composer of music for the church. (Web site)

Success

  1. Handel enjoyed success with his English oratorios. (Web site)
  2. After the success of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera that closed the Royal Academy, Handel focused his attention on writing oratorios again. (Web site)

Rome

  1. Two oratorios, La Resurrezione and Il Trionfo del Tempo, were produced in Rome in a private setting for Ruspoli and Ottoboni in 1709 and 1710, respectively.
  2. 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)

Important

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

Period

  1. It is perhaps these two oratorios which most typify the sense of opulence and splendor associated with the period. (Web site)
  2. Like most other Latin oratorios of the period, it is in one section only. (Web site)

Orchestra

  1. They range from short hymns for solo voices to oratorios and elaborate psalm settings in several movements for double choir and orchestra.

Written

  1. Many of his operas and oratorios were specifically written for Covent Garden and had their premieres there. (Web site)

Time

  1. Oratorios and choral music were semi-important vocal forms of the time, while the art song was by far the most important. (Web site)
  2. From around 1740 Handel dedicated more and more of his time to the composition of oratorios.

Large Number

  1. Hadley also wrote a large number of cantatas and oratorios, some of them, such as Resurgam, conceived on a very large scale. (Web site)

Costumes

  1. Unlike operas, his oratorios did not typically include scenery, costumes, or stage action.

Pieces

  1. The instrumental pieces especially are used again and again as overtures to operas and oratorios and anthems. (Web site)

Esther

  1. His first such composition (Esther) had been written in 1732, and its success was followed with other oratorios.
  2. Some movements contain borrowings from the oratorios (Athalia and Esther), but number 2 (in G minor) may be Handel?s earliest datable composition. (Web site)

Harpsichord

  1. By his early teens, he had mastered the piano, violin and harpsichord, and was writing keyboard pieces, oratorios, symphonies and operas.
  2. Among his nonoperatic works are a large number of pieces for harpsichord and several oratorios.

Songs

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

Fugues

  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)

Passions

  1. The collection consists primarily of texts of Italian operas but also includes Italian cantatas, serenatas, oratorios, dialogues and Passions. (Web site)

Vocal

  1. By far the larger part of Stehles many compositions were vocal, both sacred and secular, among them twenty masses and two oratorios. (Web site)

Chamber Music

  1. Bertali's compositions are influenced by northern Italian composers of the time and include operas, oratorios and chamber music.

Symphonic Works

  1. His recording activities have expanded since 1970 to include the operas, oratorios and symphonic works of the 18 th and 19 th centuries. (Web site)
  2. If he took a position in Hungary, it would be solely for the purpose of spreading his own compositions, his Oratorios and his symphonic works. (Web site)

Ballet Music

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

Sacred

  1. After an attempt on his life in October of 1677 Stradella traveled to Genoa, where a number of his operas and sacred oratorios were subsequently performed. (Web site)
  2. He composed many operas and oratorios, other sacred and secular vocal music, and chamber works. (Web site)
  3. He wrote more than 40 operas, oratorios, sacred and vocal music. (Web site)

Scarlatti

  1. A pupil of Lotti, he developed the opera buffa style in the period between Scarlatti and Mozart, and he also wrote oratorios and chamber music. (Web site)

Sonatas

  1. He composed over 600 cantatas, more than 100 operas, many oratorios, serenatas, sonatas, and other instrumental pieces.
  2. Bach wrote music in a wide variety of other “forms” as well, including sonatas, dance suites, oratorios, etc. (Web site)

Church Music

  1. The Liceo of Bologna possesses the manuscripts of two oratorios; and a requiem, with some other pieces of church music, are now in Vienna. (Web site)
  2. He also wrote songs, several symphonies, chamber music, oratorios, cantatas, and church music. (Web site)

Music

  1. Paris, France composer of oratorios, masses and operas, Charpentier trained at the Italian school (Le Mercure wrote "he had learnt music under Carissimi"). (Web site)
  2. The music of Dubois also includes ballets, oratorios and three symphonies. (Web site)
  3. Oratorios became the main choice of music during that period for opera audiences. (Web site)

George Frideric Handel

  1. Biography: George Frideric Handel was a German-born Baroque composer who is famous for his operas, oratorios and concerti grossi.
  2. George Frideric Handel is the best-known composer of Baroque oratorios.

Messiah

  1. George Frideric Handel, most famous today for his Messiah, also wrote secular oratorios based on themes from Greek and Roman mythology. (Web site)
  2. Handel music includes many operas and oratorios, including that most famous of all oratorios, the Messiah. (Web site)
  3. His last opera was staged in 1741, the year before the most famous of his oratorios, Messiah.

Composers

  1. Other changes eventually took place as well, possibly because most composers of oratorios were also popular composers of operas. (Web site)

Composing

  1. Following his recovery, Handel focused on composing oratorios instead of opera.

Composer

  1. Paine, professor of music at Harvard University, and composer of oratorios, orchestral music, &c., ranks with the advanced school of romantic composers. (Web site)
  2. When George Frideric Handel and his ensemble played these concertos during performances of his oratorios, the composer would improvise sections.
  3. Handel was famous as a composer of Oratorios (A sort of sacred Opera).

Works

  1. He developed the aria de capo and wrote many works including over 100 operas, masses, oratorios, and cantatas.
  2. Scarlatti's operas and cantatas, his serenatas and oratorios, and especially his instrumental works soon brought new life to Neapolitan music. (Web site)
  3. Porpora's output includes over forty operas, a large number of solo cantatas and oratorios, as well as some Masses and a few instrumental works. (Web site)

Motets

  1. Before then, he had supplemented his salaries by composing such items as a books of masses for St Mark's, motets, choral works, oratorios and operas. (Web site)
  2. Although Carissimi is known today primarily for his oratorios on Latin texts, he also composed Masses, motets, sacred concertos, and secular cantatas.
  3. He was a composer of only vocal music, motets, oratorios and madrigals which have continuo, similar to the late Monteverdi's ones.

Arias

  1. Perhaps the most common context for arias is opera; there are also many arias that form movements of oratorios and cantatas. (Web site)

Symphonies

  1. Mendelssohn's work includes symphonies, concerti, oratorios, piano and chamber music. (Web site)
  2. He also composed oratorios, chamber music, symphonies, instrumental concertos, and songs.
  3. Joseph Rescigno has conducted symphonies, concertos, operas, and oratorios for more than 50 companies on four continents. (Web site)

Concertos

  1. He wrote masses, oratorios and cantatas, sonatas, and concertos but was known chiefly for over 60 operas, written in a thoroughly Italianized style. (Web site)
  2. His work includes symphonies, concertos, oratorios, piano and chamber music.
  3. He regularly produced symphonies, concertos, oratorios and an almost bewildering variety of choral works.

Orchestral Works

  1. Though he was principally an opera composer, he also wrote ballets, orchestral works and several oratorios.

Choral Music

  1. But vocal and choral music also reigned during this age, and I believe peaked, in the operas and oratorios of George Frideric Handel. (Web site)
  2. But vocal and choral music still reigned supreme during this age, and culminated in the operas and oratorios of German-born composer George Frideric Handel. (Web site)
  3. His output includes operas, oratorios, passions, choral music, serenades, string quartets, and other Chamber music, as well as lieder and suites.

Oratorio

  1. The plot of an oratorio is often minimal, and some oratorios are not narratives at all.

Handel

  1. Lully's overture form was widely copied, by composers of not only opera (Henry Purcell in Dido and Aeneas) but also oratorios (G.F. Handel in the Messiah).
  2. Handel wrote operas and oratorios in which the harpsichordist was the conductor (maestro al cembalo), as well as concerti and solo works.
  3. His the melody that breathed in the masses of Mozart, the sonatas of Beethoven, the oratorios of Handel, the fugues of Bach, the austere splendour of Brahms. (Web site)

Opera

  1. Their emphasis on accessibility brought huge successes in opera, and in vocal music more widely: songs, oratorios, and choruses. (Web site)
  2. In addition to opera, Massenet composed songs, oratorios, ballets and orchestral works, as well as chamber music and works for solo piano. (Web site)
  3. The recitative was first employed in opera, later in oratorios, passions, and cantatas.

Categories

  1. Singing > Vocal Music > Cantata > Cantatas
  2. Music > Singing > Vocal Music > Operas
  3. Music > Composers > German Composers > Handel
  4. Culture > Arts > Music > Chamber Music
  5. Choral Music

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