noun, plural bal·la·te [buh-lah-tey] /bəˈlɑ teɪ/.
Origin of ballata
Examples from the Web for ballata
Rossetti's translation of the ripresa and second stanza of the Ballata Perch'i' no spero di tornar giammai.The Story of Florence|Edmund G. Gardner
The third was probably intended to continue this subject, and the fourth was destined to the laws of the ballata and sonetto.
There are also choral passages which suggest the existence of the frottola, the carnival song and the ballata.Some Forerunners of Italian Opera|William James Henderson
It will be noticed that the Maggio is built, so far as rhymes go, on the same system as Poliziano's Ballata.Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series|John Addington Symonds
But soon, taking up her ballata afresh, she proceeded with still greater vehemence.Columba|Prosper Merimee