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caccia

[kah-chuh; Italian kaht-chah] /ˈkɑ tʃə; Italian ˈkɑt tʃɑ/
noun, plural cacce
[kah-chey; Italian kaht-che] /ˈkɑ tʃeɪ; Italian ˈkɑt tʃɛ/ (Show IPA),
caccias.
1.
a 14th-century Italian vocal form for two voices in canon plus an independent tenor, with a text describing the hunt or the cries and noises of village life.
Origin of caccia
< Italian: literally, a hunt; see catch, chase1
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  • This chapel is described as completed in both the 1586 and 1590 editions of caccia.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • In the 1586–7 edition of caccia the chapel itself is alone given as completed.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • This exactly tallies with the dates given in the two editions of caccia.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • In the poetical part of caccia it is described as recently made and “ben ritratto.”

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • I observe that in caccia the “tempio” is praised but not apparently the work that it contained.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • This was one of the earliest chapels, and is mentioned as completed in the 1586 edition of caccia.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • I had better perhaps give the words in which caccia describes the work.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter
  • Besides, he did not wish to go to caccia's a second time for it.

    Shadows of Flames Amelie Rives
  • Lorenzo's Selva d'amore and caccia col falcone might also be mentioned in the same connexion.

  • Not only does the author of the 1586 caccia mention the chapel, but he does it with more effusion than is usual with him.

    Ex Voto Samuel Bulter

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