What is another word for Cappella?

Pronunciation: [kapˈɛlə] (IPA)

Cappella is an Italian term that means "in the chapel style". This musical term refers to unaccompanied vocal music, typically used in religious contexts or chamber music. The word cappella has been used for years, and as time has passed, its meaning and usage have evolved. Nowadays there are many synonyms for cappella, including a capella, acappella, a cappela and more. Each of these synonyms refers to the same style of music, characterized by its rich harmonies and extensive use of vocal range. If you are listening to liturgical music, gospel music or even vocal jazz, chances are you are listening to cappella music.

What are the hypernyms for Cappella?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Cappella

The reredos painting is by T. Gaddi, 1375. At the extremity of the cloister is the Cappella del Noviziato.
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Charles Bertram Black
He then declares that, after mature deliberation, "cassiamo, discacciamo, e togliamo" from the list of chappellary singers these three, and that they ought to be "cassati, discacciati, e tolti dalla Cappella," and that after the present order they "cassino, discaccino, e tolgano."
"The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1"
Rupert Hughes
Lo si dice ritratto di un Rimellese, benefattore della Cappella."
"Ex Voto"
Samuel Butler

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