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date: 20 September 2019

Canto(i) (It., Sp.: ‘song’)locked

  • Owen Rees

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(It., Sp.: ‘song’)

A term denoting, variously, Singing, the art of singing, the soprano part or partbook of a polyphonic composition, a melody, a Song, or the treble string of a bowed or plucked instrument (usually in its diminutive form as ‘cantino’). It is also applied to specific genres such as carnival songs (...

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