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villanella

División en sílabas: vil·la·nel·la
Pronunciación: /ˌviləˈnelə
 
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Definición de villanella en inglés:

sustantivo (plural villanelle /-ˈnelē/ or villanellas)

A form of Italian part-song originating in Naples in the 16th century, in rustic style with a vigorous rhythm.
Example sentences
  • His secular vocal music, monodic and polyphonic, is mainly contained in five volumes of Musiche, and ten volumes of madrigals and villanellas (Milan, Naples, Venice, Rome, 1606-24).
  • These arias and villanellas, composed by a singer and continuo player, a rhetorician and philosopher, who accompanied his own songs on the harp or the Spanish guitar, constitute a miniature art form of concentrated perfection’.

Origen

Italian, feminine of villanello 'rural', diminutive of villano 'peasant'.

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