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What Is a Cantata? With Pamela Dellal (Part 1)

Ep. 3

Bach cantatas are at the heart of our work at Emmanuel Music. But what is a cantata? In part one of our conversation exploring these works, Pamela Dellal talks Claudia through the history and context of cantatas, how Bach encountered and worked with them, the sources of text, their purpose, and more. 

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