An informal instrumental composition of the 18th century, similar to a divertimento and originally often for outdoor performance.
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- A cassation is akin to a divertimento; Mozart composed a few early in his career, but it is a relatively unusual genre.
late 19th century: from German Kassation 'serenade', from Italian cassazione.
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