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.
This year's theme is Canzonette Italiane, or Italian Art Song.
In the previous section, a few of the songs (like Glinka's Italian canzonette) imitated other compositional styles, but all the songs listed here are completely characteristic of their composers, and they represent some of the most interesting examples from the repertoire.
Dodici canzonette con l'accompagnamento dell'arpa del Sig.r Giuseppe Millico; Giuseppe 127 Mosca, C.
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
'Il sabato del villaggio', for example, retains sketches of the 1809 'Canzonette sopra la Campagna', whose light-heartedness has given way to sombre tones (p.
(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.