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  Cantata - LoveToKnow 1911
From the middle of the r 7th till late in the 18th century a favourite form of Italian chamber music was the cantata for one or two solo voices, with accompaniment of harpsichord and perhaps a few other solo instruments.
In the same way the church cantata, solo or choral, is indistinguishable from a small oratorio or portion of an oratorio.
The text was carefully based upon the gospel or lessons for the day; unless the cantata was short the sermon probably took place after the first chorus or one of the arias, and the congregation joined in the final chorale.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Cantata   (696 words)

  
 Musical Forms - Cantata
In the early cantatas of his pupil, Alessandro Scarlatti, and those of Stradella and Steffani, the distinction between recitative and aria is clear and the number of sections usually smaller.
A step towards the cantata as a multi-sectional form was taken in psalm compositions by Tunder, Buxtehude and others, whose chorale settings are akin to true cantatas since they use a closed form for each stanza.
Some of Bach's cantatas are retrospective in their use of a plain chorale text, but most show the effects of Neumeister's reforms of circa 1700, with recitative and da capo aria dominant constituents.
w3.rz-berlin.mpg.de /cmp/g_cantata.html   (696 words)

  
  Cantata - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 16th century, when all serious music was vocal, the term had no reason to exist, but with the rise of instrumental music in the 17th century cantatas began to exist under that name as soon as the instrumental art was definite enough to be embodied in sonatas.
From the middle of the 17th till late in the 18th century a favourite form of Italian chamber music was the cantata for one or two solo voices, with accompaniment of harpsichord and perhaps a few other solo instruments.
In the same way the church cantata, solo or choral, is indistinguishable from a small oratorio or portion of an oratorio.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cantata   (721 words)

  
 Cantata - Search View - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The cantata originated in the early 17th century, simultaneously with opera and oratorio.
The earliest type of cantata, known as the cantata da camera (Italian for “chamber cantata”), was written for solo voice on a secular text.
In its sacred form, the cantata differs from an oratorio by being considerably shorter and less elaborate in both its vocal writing and its accompaniment.
encarta.msn.com /text_761578191__1/Cantata.html   (350 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - cantata (Music: Theory, Forms, And Instruments) - Encyclopedia
Gradually the cantata came to contain contrasting sections of recitative and aria separated by instrumental passages, often in the current operatic style.
In France the cantata was adapted by Rameau to contain three arias with recitatives.
A particular variety, the chorale cantata, utilized the verses of hymns and frequently the hymn tunes in various parts of the cantata.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/C/cantata.html   (309 words)

  
 cantata. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Gradually the cantata came to contain contrasting sections of recitative and aria separated by instrumental passages, often in the current operatic style.
In France the cantata was adapted by Rameau to contain three arias with recitatives.
A particular variety, the chorale cantata, utilized the verses of hymns and frequently the hymn tunes in various parts of the cantata.
www.bartleby.com /65/ca/cantata.html   (247 words)

  
 Bach Choir of Bethlehem
Cantata BWV 4, "Christ lag in Todes Banden," is surely one of the most popular and best known of all of Bach’s sacred cantatas.
Written around the same time as Cantata 106, it is another example of a chorale cantata by Bach.
Cantata 4 was written for Easter Sunday, though the date of the first performance is not clear.
www.bach.org /bach101/cantatas/cantata4.html   (784 words)

  
 The Vancouver Cantata Singers - A Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cantata Singers won the mixed voice category and in 1981 were publicly presented with the trophy at a sold-out concert at the Orpheum theater in downtown Vancouver.
Cantata Singers is responsible for some of the most memorable experiences Vancouver choral audiences have enjoyed, and critical acclaim over the past few years has acknowledged this achievement.
Cantata Singers has assisted in the training of many singers who have gone on to professional careers in opera and in recital.
www.cantata.org /choir.html   (1044 words)

  
 Classical Net - J.S. Bach - Cantata Listener's Guide - BWV 30
1738) is a parody of the secular cantata BWV 30a.
That is, the music and text of the secular cantata have been adapted to fit the requirements of a sacred cantata.
In this case, BWV 30a (Angenehmes Wiederau) was a laudatory cantata written for J. Hennicke, on his appointment as feudal lord of Wiederau.
www.classical.net /music/comp.lst/works/bachjs/cantatas/030.html   (476 words)

  
 Long-Lost Bach Cantata Revived | Culture & Lifestyle | Deutsche Welle | 22.03.2005
The Wedding Cantata BWV216 resurfaced a year ago by chance in the papers of Chieko Hara, the Japanese pianist who died in December 2001 at the age 86 after a career spent largely in Europe.
The cantata, which despite being yellow with age remained in good state, was authenticated by a team of experts led by Bach specialist, Professor Tadashi Isoyama of the Kunitachi College of Music in suburban Tokyo.
While there were attempts to recreate the cantata in the early 20th century, Isoyama said the difference this time was the involvement of Rifkin with his knowledge of Bach.
www.dw-world.de /dw/article/0,2144,1526316,00.html   (774 words)

  
 BISCOM JOINS CANTATA TECHNOLOGY PARTNER PROGRAM
Cantata Technology is the world’s leading independent provider of enabling communications technology, established through the combination of Excel Switching Corporation and Brooktrout Technology.
Cantata Partners have access to a full range of benefits that include lead referrals, co-op marketing funding, joint marketing programs, industry visibility, representation at tradeshows, and more.
Cantata Technology, established in 2006 as a result of the combination of Brooktrout Technology and Excel Switching Corporation, provides market-proven enabling technology that serves as the foundation for anytime, anywhere communications applications.
www.aiim.org /article-docrep.asp?ID=31359   (684 words)

  
 IPL - a leading independent software and systems house
Cantata++v5 is a major new version of the Cantata tool suite which has been designed around the requirements of the C/C++ languages to produce a tool which allows developers to efficiently perform unit and integration testing.
Cantata++ V5 is built on the Eclipse™ v3.2 open source development platform including the C Development Tools (CDT).
Cantata++ has been integrated with many other leading development tools including debuggers, simulators/emulators, UML modelling, Project Management and Code execution profilers.
www.ipl.com /products/tools/pt400.uk.php   (589 words)

  
 Classical Net - J.S. Bach - Cantata Listener's Guide - BWV 12
I'm suprised that the opening sinfonia of cantata BWV 12 hasn't been adapted as a theme tune for some TV spectacular.
The text of this cantata describes the sorrow to be felt after the crucifixion, with only faith in God's purpose to alleviate the pain.
This is a cantata of two halves, where the second half, comprising the final three arias, is simply not as deep as the opening half promises.
www.classical.net /music/comp.lst/works/bachjs/cantatas/012.html   (387 words)

  
 Washington Bach Consort - Noontime Cantatas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cantata: Ich liebe den Höchsten von ganzem Gemüte, BWV 174
Cantata: Schau, lieber Gott, wie meine Feind, BWV 153
Cantata: Nimm von uns, Herr, du treuer Gott, BWV 101
www.bachconsort.org /noontime.html   (157 words)

  
 Cantata
The Cantata product was available since 1992 and has been used extensively for the testing of safety-critical systems throughout Europe.
Cantata is specifically designed to offer a high productivity solution to the verification C software in a unique, integrated toolset.
Cantata's Static facilities allow the user to check the software complies with coding standard and is within acceptable limits of complexity.
members.tripod.com /myyee/cs458/cantata.htm   (368 words)

  
 Cantata   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cantata (Italian for a song or story set to music), a vocal composition accompanied by instruments and generally containing more than one movement.
This is equally evident whether we examine the unparalleled church cantatas of Bach, of which nearly 200 are extant, or the Chandos Anthems of Handel.
The text was carefully based upon the gospel or lessons for the day; unless the cantata was short the sermon probably took place after the first chorus or one of the arias, and the congregation joined in.
www.mywiseowl.com /index.php?title=Cantata&action=creativecommons   (732 words)

  
 Cantata for Testing and Analysis of C & C++ Software
Cantata tests are controlled by a 'test script' which can be either coded by the user or generated by Cantata's Test Script generator (CTS).
Cantata permits execution times to be recorded and tests passed or failed depending on the real-time performance of the software under test.
The Cantata pre-processor and instrumenter are used to produce instrumented source code: that is source code containing 'probes' to facilitate the collection of coverage data.
www.qcsltd.com /cantata/can_tb.htm   (4136 words)

  
 The Cantata
Here are some signs that you may be a cantata, and not an opera or oratorio.
Cantatas can be tough to spot in a crowd, being similar to the oratorio and the opera.
Our diligent composing machine who wrote over 300 cantatas (including a stint of more than one a week for 4 years) cheated by taking music he originally wrote for church services and changed the text for dramatic secular pieces.
www.incompetech.com /music/cantata.html   (337 words)

  
 cantata - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Cantata, in music, a vocal composition with instrumental accompaniment.
The cantata originated in the early 17th century, simultaneously with opera...
Bach’s Cantata Die Elenden Sollen Essen (1723), BWV 75
encarta.msn.com /cantata.html   (102 words)

  
 Cantata Books FAQ
As compensation, Cantata Books Inc. sends the artist a copy of the book in which the artwork is featured and returns the artwork to the artist.
Cantata Books Inc. publishes only scrapbook art that has not been published previously in whole or in part in any forum (this does not include postings on submission sites such as scrapsubmit).
Cantata Books is seeking pages with outstanding photos which are beautifully composed, in focus, and visually compelling.
www.cantatabooks.com /faq.html   (377 words)

  
 Image Processing Khorosware: Cantata
Cantata is a graphically expressed, data flow visual language which provides a visual programming environment within the Khoros system.
To create a cantata visual program, the user selects the desired programs (and control structures, as needed), places the corresponding glyphs on the cantata workspace, and connects these glyphs to indicate the flow of data from program to program, forming a network within a workspace.
Cantata utilizes a network execution daemon to negotiate the remote data transport and to spawn processes on remote machines.
greta.cs.ioc.ee /~khoros2/k2tools/cantata/cantata.html   (648 words)

  
 JS Bach Cantatas 182, 4, 150 - Baroque Music Club
The Cantatas presented on this disc represent some of Bach's earliest choral writing; indeed Cantata 150, dating from Arnstadt, is Bach's earliest surviving cantata.
He was required to produce one cantata each month, and the fourth Sunday following his new appointment fell on March 25th, the double feast day of Palm Sunday and Annunciation.
While the wonderfully unique cantata 150 was most probably his first-ever cantata composition and follows closely the style of Buxtehude especially in its splendid passacaglia for choir and orchestra, cantata 4 may well have been the last cantata he composed at Arnstadt, perhaps as a test-piece for his next appointment, at Mühlhausen.
www.baroquecds.com /724Web.html   (455 words)

  
 Bach Choir of Bethlehem
Cantata 21 was the last of Bach’s pre-Weimar cantatas, and may have been written in 1713 as his audition for a position in Halle.
This cantata features one of the largest orchestras of Bach’s cantatas prior to Easter 1715: oboe, 3 trumpets, timpani, bassoon, strings, continuo, and SATB choir.
Cantata 21 is a two-part cantata composed of nine movements, summarized below.
www.bach.org /bach101/cantatas/cantata21.html   (657 words)

  
 Cantata
Cantata is a veritable conglomerate in the communications space.
Cantata has an interesting tagline to match their new positioning and it aligns nicely with the briefing I was part of.
Cantata tells me their products are IMS compliant today and there is no need for service providers to wait to roll out new services.
blog.tmcnet.com /blog/rich-tehrani/ip-communications/cantata.html   (845 words)

  
 Cantata BWV 158 - Provenance
Less likely is the possibility that an older title for this cantata (BWV 158) existed, which was later removed because it no longer fit the occasion for which it had been intended.
We have more than 5 cantatas that were either composed specifically for the Feast of the Purification of Mary or were reworked in order to be used then.
The strange range of the violin (the G string is not used at all throughout the entire cantata!) points to another instrument or a transposition.
www.bach-cantatas.com /Ref/BWV158-Ref.htm   (1003 words)

  
 Software Dioxide: Cantata, Cantata++   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cantata is a suite of tools for testing C/ C++ software applications.
Cantata supports several metrics such as McCabe, Halstead, Hansen, Harrison and Scope-ratio measure, and also language and file metrics and object oriented metrics.
Cantata++ is also available for C and C++ and has been designed for C++.
www.softwaredioxide.com /Channels/ConView.asp?id=3615   (149 words)

  
 Alcatel-Lucent Certifies Cantata's Brooktrout Fax-Over-IP Technology - Technology - RedOrbit
Cantata Technology™, one of the world's leading independent providers of enabling communications technology, today announced that its Brooktrout® SR140™ and TR1034™ fax-over-IP platforms have passed Alcatel-Lucent's interoperability tests and have received official certification on Alcatel-Lucent's OmniPCX Enterprise communications platform.
Cantata Technology, established in 2006 through the combination of Brooktrout Technology® and Excel Switching Corporation, provides enabling communications hardware and software that empowers the creation and delivery of anytime, anywhere IP-based communications applications.
Cantata, Cantata Technology, Brooktrout, Brooktrout Technology, TR1034, SR140, and the stylized logo with and without the term Cantata Technology are trademarks or registered trademarks of EAS Group, Inc., the parent company of Cantata Technology, Inc., or its subsidiaries, in the United States and certain other countries.
www.redorbit.com /news/technology/847492/alcatellucent_certifies_cantatas_brooktrout_faxoverip_technology/index.html?source=r_technology   (571 words)

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