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Canzonet

 

in the 16th and 17th centuries, a short polyphonic song; in the 18th century, also a solo strophic song, often with dance elements. The canzonet genre began in Italy. Nineteenth-century composers sometimes called instrumental pieces “canzonets” (for example, the middle movement of Tchaikovsky’sConcerto for Violin).

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by Vecclii, and arranges them chronologically, from the publication of Vecchi's first two books of four-voice canzonettas in 1578/79 and 1580 respectively, to the appearance of L'Amfiparnaso in 1597.
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