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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A musical composition for voices and orchestra based on a religious text.

Usage examples (37)
  • Her cantata based on the Old Testament story of Ruth was published in 2000.
  • Karl-Amadeus Hartmann's cantata is far less familiar, though.
  • A cantata is a musical tradition that attempts to tell a story through several movements.
  • That one sentence from a song in his cantata was the first thing that came to my mind when I read "Christmas Outlawed." for more
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