College Celebrates Professor Larry Bennett's Book  

Professors Helman and Cheryl Hughes congratulate Professor Bennett.

'The cantatas are all showy vocal pieces, so it was a natural fit for a singer,' Bennett says. 'I focused only on Italian secular cantatas composed for the imperial family in Vienna during the reigns of Leopold I and Joseph I.

'The music is utterly charming, and it was used to entertain the imperial family and their guests on a regular basis.'

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