What is another word for madrigal?

114 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ mˈadɹɪɡə͡l], [ mˈadɹɪɡə‍l], [ m_ˈa_d_ɹ_ɪ_ɡ_əl]

Madrigal is a word that refers to a type of polyphonic vocal music that was popular in the Renaissance era. However, the word also has several synonyms that can be used to describe similar types of music. These include the terms chanson, motet, and part song. Chanson refers to a type of secular polyphonic vocal music that originated in France, while a motet is a polyphonic vocal composition that incorporates a sacred text. A part song, on the other hand, is a piece of vocal music that is sung in harmony by multiple voices, without any instrumental accompaniment. Each of these terms refers to a distinctive type of vocal music that is related to the madrigal tradition.

Related words: madrigals, madrigal opera, madrigals lyrics, madrigals and consorts, madrigal music, madrigal choir

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    What are the hypernyms for Madrigal?

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

    What are the hyponyms for Madrigal?

    Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
    • hyponyms for madrigal (as nouns)

    • hyponyms for madrigal (as verbs)

    Usage examples for Madrigal

    Delicacy expresses soft and agreeable sentiments and ingenious praise; thus finesse belongs more to epigram, and delicacy to madrigal.
    "A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 5 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version""
    François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
    I was reluctant to do this, as I well knew the ability of Mr. Leach, having belonged to his madrigal club long years before in San Francisco, but my good fortune lay in knowing how to sing these English, Scotch and Welsh madrigals and airs, many of them so familiar to me.
    "Sixty Years of California Song"
    Margaret Blake-Alverson
    Mr. Leach formed a madrigal society in that year, and we had weekly rehearsals, perfecting ourselves for concert and other public demonstrations when required.
    "Sixty Years of California Song"
    Margaret Blake-Alverson

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