Canzone

Literally `song` in Italian, a canzone (plural: canzoni) (cognate with English to chant) is an Italian or Provençal song or ballad. It is also used to describe a type of lyric which resembles a madrigal. Sometimes a composition which is simple and songlike is designated as a canzone, especially if it is by a non-Italian; a good example is the a.....
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Canzone

• (n.) A song or air for one or more voices, of Provencal origin, resembling, though not strictly, the madrigal. • (n.) An instrumental piece in the madrigal style.
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canzone

(from the article `Cavalcanti, Guido`) Two of Cavalcanti`s poems are canzoni, a type of lyric derived from Provençal poetry, of which the most famous is `Donna mi prega` (`A Lady Asks ... first notable poet in Scotland to write deliberately in English. He also was the first to use the canzone, a medieval Italian or...
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Canzone

Can·zo'ne noun [ Italian , a song, from Latin cantio , from canere to sing. Confer Chanson , Chant .] (Mus.) (a) A song or air for one or more voices, of Provençal origin, resembling, though not strictly, the madrigal. (b) An instrumental pi...
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Canzone

A canzone is a song or air for one or more voices, of Provencal origin, resembling, though not strictly, the madrigal.
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canzone

canzone (käntsô'nā) or canzona (–nä) , in literature, Italian term meaning lyric or song. It is used to designate such various literary forms as Provençal troubadour poems and the lyrics of Dante, Petrarch, and other Italian poets of the 13th and 14th cent. The t...
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Canzone

Canzone is an Italian and Provencal form of poetry, used chiefly for love themes, though religious and other subjects were not entirely excluded. the earliest Provencal specimens date from the 12th century, those in Italian from the 13th. The number of stanzas varies, five or six being the most common, and the last stanza was invariably shorter tha...
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canzone

canzone or canzona,in music, a type of instrumental music in Italy in the 16th and 17th cent. The term had previously been given to strophic songs for five or six voices; usually the canzone had three sections. The instrumental canzone was written in imitation of lute or keyboard transcriptions of F...
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canzone

hendecasyllabic lines in stanza form. William Drummond of Hawthornden adapted the canzone to English.
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Canzone

Hendecasyllabic lines in stanza form. William drummond of hawthornden adapted the canzone to english
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Canzone

In general, the term has three meanings. (1) It refers generally to the words of a Provençal or I
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canzone

instrumental work that is melodious or song-like
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Canzone

Italian lyric poem.
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Canzone

Literal meaning: song. Lyric, poetic expression. Can mean ‘song-like
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