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Serenade (Fr. sérénade; Ger. Serenade, Ständchen; It. serenada, serenata)locked

  • Hubert Unverricht
  •  and Cliff Eisen

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A musical form, contemporary with and related to other mid-18th-century orchestral genres including the symphony and the orchestral partita. The term originally signified a musical greeting, usually performed out of doors in the evening, to a beloved or a person of rank. J.G. Walther (...

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