Definition of siciliano in English:
noun (plural sicilianos)
A dance, song, or instrumental piece in 6/8 or 12/8 time and evoking a pastoral mood.
- It was a type of instrumental or vocal work resembling the siciliano, generally in 6/8 or 12/8 time and often suggesting a rustic or bucolic subject by the imitation of the drone of a shepherd's bagpipe or musette.
- The siciliana or siciliano is a musical form often included as a movement within larger pieces of music starting in the Baroque period.
Italian, literally 'Sicilian'.
Words that rhyme with sicilianoAmericano, Arno, boliviano, Bolzano, Carnot, chicano, guano, Kano, llano, Locarno, Lugano, Marciano, Marrano, meccano, oregano, Pisano, poblano, Romano, soprano, Sukarno
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