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Soggetto cavato (It.)locked

  • Lewis Lockwood


A term coined by Zarlino (Le istitutioni harmoniche, 1558/R, iii, p.66) to denote the special class of thematic subjects for polyphonic compositions that were derived from a phrase associated with them by matching the vowels of the words to the corresponding vowels of the traditional Guidonian solmization syllables (...

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International Musical Society: Congress Report [II-IV, 1906-11]
Music & Letters