What is another word for Canzonet?

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[ kˈanzənˌɛt], [ kˈanzənˌɛt], [ k_ˈa_n_z_ə_n_ˌɛ_t]

Related words: canzonetta, canzonet, canzone, capelan

Canzonet is a genre of lyric verse originating in 16th century Italy. The word derives from "cansone", from "cansare", meaning to sing. The most famous example of canzonet lyrics

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    Canzonet is both a style of1600s music and a genre of music composed in this style. The term can be used to describe both vocal and instrumental compositions. Typically, canzonets are shorter than other types of pieces written for music, and are intended for oral performance.

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