GRE Word List

CANTATA

a composition for one or more voices usually comprising solos, duets, recitatives, and choruses and sung to an instrumental accompaniment

The meaning of the word cantata is a composition for one or more voices usually comprising solos, duets, recitatives, and choruses and sung to an instrumental accompaniment.

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