caccia

[kah-chuh; Italian kaht-chah]
noun, plural cac·ce [kah-chey; Italian kaht-che] /ˈkɑ tʃeɪ; Italian ˈkɑt tʃɛ/, cac·cias.
  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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Examples from the Web for caccia

Historical Examples of caccia

  • In the 1586–7 edition of Caccia the chapel itself is alone given as completed.

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    Samuel Bulter

  • This exactly tallies with the dates given in the two editions of Caccia.

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    Samuel Bulter

  • I had better perhaps give the words in which Caccia describes the work.

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    Samuel Bulter

  • In the poetical part of Caccia it is described as recently made and “ben ritratto.”

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    Samuel Bulter

  • I observe that in Caccia the “tempio” is praised but not apparently the work that it contained.

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    Samuel Bulter