Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A poem; a song.

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  • Of particular interest among the surviving large-scale pieces are a vernacular canzon spirituale in 13 sections in honour of the Blessed Sacrament and a setting of the St Matthew Passion (once regarded as the work of Maistre Jhan) that may have served as a model for Rore's St John Passion (1557); participants in the narrative are represented by characteristic voice-combinations, varying from two to six voices.

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  • ‘Except this Umm Amru were without equal in the world, the poets had not celebrated her in ode and canzon.’

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  • You see I have not chosen this canzon for the beauty and elegance of thought and expression; but give it you as the only printed specimen I could find of the modern Provencal.

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  • I will now treat you with two or three stanzas of a canzon, or hymn, in this language, to the Virgin Mary, which was lately printed at Nice.

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  • The Provençal canzon, like the Elizabethan lyric, was written for music.

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  • Video dell'omonima canzon de I Scoveciai www. scoverciai.tk realizado dalla RFC

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  • "Sopra il Monte Tarpejo canzon vedra, Un cavalier, ch 'Italia tutta onora, Pensoso piu d'altrui, che di se stesso."

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  • Over 3000 videos were submitted, and the aspirants were weeded down to 96 participants who came together for a mere three days of rehearsal before their big night, in which they played a performance that ranged from a Gabrieli canzon to Wagner's "Ride of the Valkyries" to John Cage's

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  • Roman barons and people, encouraged him to look for a happy termination of his enterprise; but he derived his greatest confidence from those verses of Petrarch in the canzone which begins, “Spirto gentil che quelle membra reggi,” where he says, — “Sopra il Monte Tarpejo canzon vedra,

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  • The schoolmaster continued, "When I heard the man humming these words as he passed along the street, I said to myself, 'Except this Umm Amru were without equal in the world, the poets had not celebrated her in ode and canzon.'

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