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1. (Classical Music) an 18th-century cantata, often dramatic in form
2. (Music, other) another word for serenade
[C18: from Italian; see serenade]


(ˌsɛr əˈnɑ tə)

n., pl. -tas, -te (-tā).
a form of secular cantata, often of a dramatic or imaginative character.
[1715–25; < Italian serenata evening song =seren(o) serene + -ata n. suffix, associated with sera evening; compare soiree]
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The Youth Performing Arts and Services (YPAS) and Order of the Discalced Augustinians (OAD) are all set for the Serenata a choral concert on November 19, 2016 at the OAD Formation House in Villa Paraiso, Brgy.
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But for starters, the topography was barely undulating: The Serenata Notturna with its lovely inner string quartet' the concertante setting first violin (recently appointed co-leader Thelma Handy) against viola (returning former principal David Greenlees).
Standouts include the title track Exodo Boricua, the plena Filomeno, Serenata del Coqui, and the son/jibaro Contando Las Horas.
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