canzonetta

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canzonetta

(ˌkænzəˈnɛtə) or

canzonet

n
(Classical Music) a short cheerful or lively song, typically of the 16th to 18th centuries
[C16: Italian canzonetta, diminutive of canzone]
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Adele sang the canzonette tunefully enough, and with the naivete of her age.
En "Las canzonette y los strambotti de Leonardo Giustinian (1386-1446) y las canciones de Carvajal (?
of these typologies, see Jona, Le canzonette che fecero l'Italia
Altre testimonianze gia note completano il quadro: Ercole Bottrigari nel Trimerone (1599) pone un fil rouge che da frottole, barzellette, strambotti ("cantilene volgari", cioe popolari) arriva, passando da "napolitane" e canzonette (derivate dalle villanelle), fino alle stilizzazioni popolareggianti di Adrian Willaert e Philippe Verdelot (Vatielli, 1921: 410-411).
Sacrae cantiones, liber missarum, madrigali italiani, canzoni francese, canzonette, cantio, graduale, sonetti, strambotti, frottole, etc.
con le Canzonette mortali prima e con il successivo passaggio alle
25) The Pastori gathered during the holidays at various villas around Antella, including the Bardi villa, and their activities were divided among the recitation of original poetry--often on pastoral themes about the surrounding countryside--discussions about literature, singing of canzonette, and reading other works by authors such as Dante or their own contemporaries Giambattista Marino and Gabriello Chiabrera.
It then obliges her to "rescue" the piece and all like it from her own imputation of banality, by means of the (I think) rather overdetermined idea that canzonette "work" because they are a dramatic genre, as such representing the category of "foil" or relief within a serious (read: legitimate) drama.
And it is through song in all its permutations--canzone, canzonette, sonnets, and ballades--that Saba achieved a kind of dog-cared universality.
The rest of the book is devoted to an edition, based on high scholarly principles, of Vecchi's Canzonette a sei voci.
a una voce sofa (Venice, 1614), preface; Enrico Radesca di Foggia, IlQuinto libro delle canzonette, madrigal) et arie, a tre, a una, et a due voci (Venice, 1617), preface; quoted in R.