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Part of a Church service
Concert style Subject Secular entertainment Fully dramatized (staging, costumes, etc.)
Classical Musical forms Ancient history
Recitative Recitative Da capo aria Da capo aria Performance style mythology Accompaniment Orchestra (staging, costumes omitted)
Gospel reading Chorus
Orchestra ORATORIO Cantata: Awake, A Voice is Calling First performed November 25, 1731 Text based on St. Matthew 25: 113 Contrast between the wise and the foolish Theme: get your spiritual house in order Three movements for chorus Based on a traditional chorale Chorale: German hymn tune Movements use tune and text Cantata: Awake, A Voice is Calling
First movement a chorale fantasy
Sopranos sing chorale tune Altos, tenors, and basses Sing contrapuntal accompaniment Reflects meaning of the text Orchestral accompaniment Three motives in opening ritornello Plays an interlude between chorale phrases...
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This note was uploaded on 01/10/2012 for the course MUS 1751 taught by Professor Harris during the Summer '08 term at LSU.
- Summer '08