canzona

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian canzona

Noun[edit]

canzona ‎(plural canzonas)

  1. (music) A type of instrumental composition based on multipart vocal settings of canzoni, produced chiefly in the 16th and 17th centuries
    • 2007, January 15, “Steve Smith”[New York Times], Classic Viennese Music, the Prequel:
      Mr. Milnes had a turn in the spotlight with a canzona for solo organ by Johann Caspar Kerll.

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

canzona

  1. third-person singular present indicative of canzonare
  2. second-person singular imperative of canzonare

Neapolitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

canzona f (plural canzone)

  1. song