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.
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How to use caccia in a sentence
Artists like Orsola Maddalena caccia will be unfamiliar to most, and yet she has six works in the exhibition.
It was here that he wrote his Ambra and his caccia col Falcone; in both of these poems the beautiful scenery round plays its part.The Story of Florence | Edmund G. Gardner
An English horn (oboe da caccia), eighteenth century; probably made in England.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2) | Carl Engel
It so happened that Lorenzo de' Medici, that monster of genius, had not long printed his caccia col falcone.Little Novels of Italy | Maurice Henry Hewlett
Que' non vedendo ne huomo, ne bestia, che il cacciasse, dissero: "Mostraci chi ti caccia: et menaci cola one ella ."Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7) | Geoffrey Chaucer
It would be interesting to see the 1565 and 1576 editions of caccia, and note the changes and additions that can be found in them.Ex Voto | Samuel Bulter