Examples from the Web for canzona
Historical Examples of canzona
Another time the queen of the day, Emilia, invites Dioneo to sing a canzona.
He sang stanzas glorifying the bride and her husband, and the muses responded with a canzona in nine parts.
Its birthplace was Italy; the canzona of Frescobaldi and his compeers was the parent of the fugue.Music in the History of the Western Church
- a type of 16th- or 17th-century contrapuntal music, usually for keyboard, lute, or instrumental ensemble