Results for: Cantata

In Classical Music

What is a cantata?

A cantata is a form of vocal chamber music most popular during the Baroque period. It was originally associated with the Lutheran service and has since been applied to other w ( Full Answer )
In Johann Sebastian Bach

What is the characteristic of cantata?

The cantata is a vocal genre which could be either secular or sacred and usually based on a lyric or dramatic poem. Solo vocalists, chorus and instrumentalists were part of th ( Full Answer )
In Classical Music

What does cantata mean?

The word Cantata is derived from the Italian word "cantare" which means "to sing". It is a vocal genre which could be either sacred or secular featuring solos, chorus, and ( Full Answer )
In Classical Music

How do you use cantata in a sentence?

"The church choir will be performing JS Bach's Cantata No 61 at the morning services today."
In Classical Music

What are cantata performers?

Cantata Performers are individuals that sing in a Cantata. A Cantata is basically a choir that sings music mostly from the Baroque period.
In Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

How many cantatas did Mozart write?

Mozart wrote 600 canatas 60 when he was ten so he was very famous back when he was a boy but never as famous as he is now.
In Classical Music

What is church cantata?

church cantata is a vocal composition with an instrumental accompaniment an often containing more than one movement
In Music Composition & Writing

What are the characteristics of cantata?

A cantata tells a story through music and sometimes dialogue, just like an opera... but it isn't staged. It is sort of a concert version of an opera.
In Christmas

What is the best selling Christmas cantata?

The best selling Christmas cantata is "This Day is Born Emmanuel - A Christmas Cantata". You can find other Christmas cantata on the Choral Music website.