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Handel’s Messiah and Baroque Oratorio
Discover Handel’s Messiah in this installment of First Nights, which will explore five masterpieces of western music.
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Opera and Oratorios: Constituent Parts
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recitative, n. [RES-it-ah-teev] or Italian "recitativo", a style of delivery, much used in operas, oratorios, and cantatas, in which a singer is allowed to adopt the rhythms of ordinary speech  "Recitative does not repeat lines as formally composed songs do. It resembles sung ordinary speech more than a formal musical composition."