canzonet definition

  • noun:
    • a quick lighthearted environment or song.
    • a quick track, today specifically one that is light and breezy.
    • A short song, in one or more parts.
    • A little or quick song, shorter much less fancy versus aria of oratorio or opera.
    • In songs, a short concerted atmosphere; a madrigal.
    • a quick lighthearted air or track.
    • a brief song, now especially the one which is light and breezy.
    • a brief track, in one or higher parts.
    • just a little or brief tune, shorter much less fancy compared to the aria of oratorio or opera.
    • In songs, a quick concerted environment; a madrigal.

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