Canzonet
Canzonet \Can`zo*net"\, n. [It. canzonetta, dim. of canzone.] (Mus.) A short song, in one or more parts. [1913 Webster]

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  • canzonet — or canzonette [kan΄zə net′] n. [It canzonetta, dim. of CANZONE] a short, sprightly song …   English World dictionary

  • canzonet — /kan zeuh net /, n. an early polyphonic song of dancelike character. [1585 95; < It canzonetta. See CANZONE, ETTE] * * * ▪ vocal music also called  canzonetta , Italian  canzonetta , Italian plural  canzonette        form of 16th century (c. 1565 …   Universalium

  • canzonet — noun /kanzə(ʊ)ˈnɛt/ A short song, now especially one which is light and breezy. Besides what I have said of one of their warlike songs, I have another amorous canzonet, which beginneth in this sence …   Wiktionary

  • canzonet — noun Etymology: Italian canzonetta, diminutive of canzone Date: 1588 1. a light usually strophic song 2. a part song resembling but less elaborate than a madrigal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • canzonet — n. short English song in one or more parts …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canzonet — can·zo·net …   English syllables

  • canzonet — /kænzəˈnɛt/ (say kanzuh net) noun a short song, especially a light and cheerful one. Also, canzonetta. {Italian} …   Australian English dictionary

  • canzonet — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Morley, Thomas — born 1557/58, Norwich, Norfolk, Eng. died October 1602, London English composer, organist, and music theorist. He was educated at Oxford and studied with William Byrd. Though he composed a number of anthems and psalms, he is best known for his… …   Universalium

  • can|zo|net|ta — «KAHN tsoh NEHT ah», noun. = canzonet. (Cf. ↑canzonet) …   Useful english dictionary

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