Associations to the word «Cantata»

Wiktionary

CANTATA, noun. (music) A vocal composition accompanied by instruments and generally containing more than one movement, typical of 17th and 18th century Italian music.

Dictionary definition

CANTATA, noun. A musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text.

Wise words

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