Colla parte

DEFINITION

In a musical score colla parte directs the musicians of the band or orchestra to play in the manner and tempo of the performer who is soloing. Colla parte is an Italian word and means "with the part". This is similar to or colla voce which means "with the voice". Colla parte was a common style of scoring in Germany during the Renaissance period, especially that of the motet.<br><br>As an example, Johann Sebastian Bach wrote works he called motets in German for choir and basso continuo, with instruments playing colla parte. Six of his motets that use this style are:<br><br>BWV 225 Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (1726) <br>BWV 226 Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf (1729) <br>BWV 227 Jesu, meine Freude (?) <br>BWV 228 F&Atilde;&frac14;rchte dich nicht (?) <br>BWV 229 Komm, Jesu, komm (1730?) <br>BWV 230 Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden (?) <br>

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