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sonata da camera

[ suh-nah-tuh duh -kah-mer-uh; Italian saw-nah-tah dah -kah-me-rah ]
/ səˈnɑ tə də ˈkɑ mər ə; Italian sɔˈnɑ tɑ dɑ ˈkɑ mɛ rɑ /
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noun

an instrumental musical form, common in the Baroque period, usually consisting of a series of dances.

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Origin of sonata da camera

1795–1805; <Italian: literally, sonata of the chamber

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