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Definition of Cantata

Cantata
Cantata Can*ta"ta, n. [It., fr. cantare to sing, fr. L. cantare intens of canere to sing.] (Mus.) A poem set to music; a musical composition comprising choruses, solos, interludes, etc., arranged in a somewhat dramatic manner; originally, a composition for a single noise, consisting of both recitative and melody.

Meaning of Cantata from wikipedia

- A cantata [kanˈtaːta] (literally "sung", past participle feminine singular of the Italian verb cantare, "to sing") is a vocal composition with an instrumental...
- Cantata++, or simply Cantata in newer versions, is a commercial computer program for dynamic testing, specifically unit testing and integration testing...
- The cantatas of Johann Sebastian Bach (German: Bachkantaten) are among his most significant and celebrated compositions. While many have been lost, at...
- A Christmas cantata or Nativity cantata is a cantata, music for voice or voices in several movements, for Christmas. The importance of the feast inspired...
- A church cantata or sacred cantata is a cantata intended to be performed during a liturgical service. The liturgical calendar of the German Reformation...
- Missa cantata (Latin for "sung M****") is a form of Tridentine M**** defined officially in 1960 as a sung M**** celebrated without sacred ministers, i.e...
- a church cantata by Johann Sebastian Bach, regarded as one of his most mature and po****r sacred cantatas. He composed the chorale cantata in Leipzig...
- In music, a chorale cantata is a sacred composition for voices and instruments, prin****lly from the German Baroque era, in which the organizing principle...
- The Cantata 700 is a commercial background music system and corresponding cartridge format developed by 3M that was in common use from 1965 until the...
- musician, Johann Sebastian Bach composed cantatas for both secular and sacred use. His church cantatas are cantatas which he composed for use in the Lutheran...