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Villancico (Sp., diminutive of villano: ‘peasant’)locked

  • Isabel Pope
  •  and Paul R. Laird


A term first applied in the late 15th century to a Spanish vernacular musical and poetic form consisting of several stanzas (coplas) framed by a refrain (estribillo) at the beginning and end, giving an overall ABA structure. The number of stanzas varied, as did the number of times the ...

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