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One entry found for cantata.
Main Entry: canĚtaĚta
Pronunciation: kschwan-primarystresstät-schwa
Function: noun
Etymology: from Italian cantata "music for a chorus," from Latin cantata (same meaning), derived from canere "to sing" --related to CANTOR, CHANT, CHANTEY
: a poem, story, or play set to music to be sung by a chorus and soloists

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