madrigal


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mad·ri·gal

 (măd′rĭ-gəl)
n.
1.
a. A song for two or three unaccompanied voices, developed in Italy in the late 1200s and early 1300s.
b. A short poem, often about love, suitable for being set to music.
2.
a. A polyphonic song using a vernacular text and written for four to six voices, developed in Italy in the 16th century and popular in England in the 1500s and early 1600s.
b. A part song.

[Italian madrigale, probably from dialectal madregal, simple, from Late Latin mātrīcālis, invented, original, from Latin, of the womb, from mātrīx, mātrīc-, womb, from māter, mātr-, mother; see mater.]

mad′ri·gal·ist n.

madrigal

(ˈmædrɪɡəl)
n
1. (Classical Music) music a type of 16th- or 17th-century part song for unaccompanied voices with an amatory or pastoral text. Compare glee2
2. (Classical Music) a 14th-century Italian song, related to a pastoral stanzaic verse form
[C16: from Italian, from Medieval Latin mātricāle primitive, apparently from Latin mātrīcālis of the womb, from matrīx womb]
ˈmadrigalˌesque adj
madrigalian adj
ˈmadrigalist n

mad•ri•gal

(ˈmæd rɪ gəl)

n.
1. an unaccompanied polyphonic secular vocal composition, esp. of the 16th and 17th centuries.
2. part song; glee.
3. a short lyric poem of medieval times.
[1580–90; < Italian madrigale < Medieval Latin mātricāle something simple]
mad′ri•gal•ist, n.

madrigal

1. a part song for several voices making much use of contrapuntal imitation.
2. a lyric poem suitable for setting to music, usually with love as a theme. — madrigalist, n.
See also: Songs and Singing
a lyric poem suitable for setting to music, usually with love as a theme. — madrigalist, n.
See also: Verse

madrigal

An unaccompanied song for several voices.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.madrigal - an unaccompanied partsong for 2 or 3 voicesmadrigal - an unaccompanied partsong for 2 or 3 voices; follows a strict poetic form
partsong - a song with two or more voice parts
Verb1.madrigal - sing madrigalsmadrigal - sing madrigals; "The group was madrigaling beautifully"
music - musical activity (singing or whistling etc.); "his music was his central interest"
sing - deliver by singing; "Sing Christmas carols"
Translations
قَصيدَه غَزَلِيَّه
madrigal
madrigal
madrigál
madrígal
madrigalas
madrigāls
madrigal
çalgısız söylenen şarkımadrigal

madrigal

[ˈmædrɪgəl] Nmadrigal m

madrigal

nMadrigal nt

madrigal

[ˈmædrɪgl] nmadrigale m

madrigal

(ˈmӕdrigəl) noun
a type of song for several voices singing unaccompanied in harmony.
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