- canteen culture,
Origin of cantata
Examples from the Web for cantata
The cantata, often described as “challenging,” was sung entirely in German.The First Americans to Observe the 4th Were Moravian Pacifists|Linda C. Brinson|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A cantata for orchestra, "Lelewala," a legend of Niagara, is published for piano accompaniment.Contemporary American Composers|Rupert Hughes
The oratorios and cantata of the theatre and beer-garden were the Sabbath accompaniments of the sermon.
We had travelled with the Marquis Amde de Pastoret, who had written the words of the cantata which had won my prize for me.
Word Origin for cantata
1724, from Italian cantata, literally "that which is sung," past participle of cantare "to sing" (see chant (v.)).
A musical composition for voice and instruments and including choruses, solos, and recitatives.