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- n. Plural form of cassation.
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Such 'cassations' occur almost daily, not because the
In the catalogue of his works there are no fewer than 175 compositions for the instrument ” namely, six duets for two barytons, twelve sonatas for baryton and violoncello, twelve divertimenti for two barytons and bass, and 125 divertimenti for baryton, viola and violoncello; seventeen so-called "cassations"; and three concertos for baryton, with accompaniment of two violins and bass.
His cassations, quartets and trios may be compared to a pure, clear stream of water, the surface now rippled by a gentle breeze from the south, and anon breaking into agitated billows, but without ever leaving its proper channel and appointed course.
I have begun various cassations [a kind of divertimento], so I have thus responded to your desire.