Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In music, either a variety of secular cantata, or (more usually) an instrumental work consisting of several movements, like a suite, and intended more or less distinctly for performance in the open air by a private orchestra or band.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Mus.) A piece of vocal music, especially one on an amoreus subject; a serenade.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun music A type of baroque cantata performed outdoors, in the evening, with mixed vocal and instrumental forces

Etymologies

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From Italian serenata

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