noun, plural can·zo·nes, can·zo·ni [kan-zoh-nee; Italian kahn-tsaw-nee] /kænˈzoʊ ni; Italian kɑnˈtsɔ ni/
Definition for canzone (2 of 2)
noun, plural can·zo·ne [kan-zoh-ney; Italian kahn-tsaw-ne] /kænˈzoʊ neɪ; Italian kɑnˈtsɔ nɛ/.
Examples from the Web for canzone
He remembered that Casella, the musician, had asked him a week ago for the text of a canzone which he had repeated to him one day.Orpheus in Mayfair and Other Stories and Sketches|Maurice Baring
As when, for instance, he calls the sun in the first Canzone, "l'omicida lucido d'Achille."Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature|John Addington Symonds
In power and in poetry, this canzone will bear a comparison with many of the more rapturous effusions of his youth.The Romance of Biography (Vol 2 of 2)|Anna Jameson
And not believing that I could relate this in the brevity of a sonnet, I began then a canzone.
Ferrari, Canzone per andare in maschera per carnesciale, pp. 31-2.Medieval English Nunneries c. 1275 to 1535|Eileen Edna Power
British Dictionary definitions for canzone (1 of 2)
noun plural -ni (-nɪ)
- a song, usually of a lyrical nature
- (in 16th-century choral music) a polyphonic song from which the madrigal developed