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Siciliano

 

a popular, 17th-century instrumental or vocal piece similar to the pastorale, in 6/8 or 12/8 time, often with a dotted rhythm and usually in a minor key. Its Sicilian origins have not been substantiated.

Vocal sicilianos were frequently included in Italian operas and cantatas. Fast sicilianos were often dance-like songs similar to the gigue. Far more common were the slow sicilianos, both vocal (in Handel’s operas) and instrumental (Handel, J. S. Bach, and W. F. Bach). The siciliano was revived in the later works of Haydn and Mozart.

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Da questa esperienza siciliana sorse un "sentiero" amichevole, letterario ed epistolare in doppio senso fra lo stesso Miguel ed il poeta siciliano Antonio Veneziano.
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We hid things, we lied, we kept things from our parents, but we also had a lot less to hide, say, 20 years ago," says Robert Siciliano, McAfee's Boston-based online-security expert.