noun, plural ser·e·na·tas, ser·e·na·te [ser-uh-nah-tey] /ˌsɛr əˈnɑ teɪ/. Music.
Examples from the Web for serenata
He therefore begged him to write a serenata without delay, for the time was approaching when it was to be performed.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 2 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
Then Nora's sweet, high soprano voice began the "Serenata" to the subdued tinkling accompaniment of Reddy's mandolin.Grace Harlowe's Third Year at Overton College|Jessie Graham Flower
He also provided a secular entertainment in the shape of Parnaso in festa, described as a serenata.Handel|Edward J. Dent
Only two arias of the Serenata are still wanting, and then it will be finished.The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vol. 1|Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
In 1743 was written the serenata Solomon, in which occurs the favourite song “Softly rise, O southern breeze.”