0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z



[Italian, church]

In the Baroque period this term indicated music that was suitable to be performed in church. It usually implied the four movement style of composition, consisting of a slow, a fast, a slow, and a fast movement. This style was distinguished from chamber, or camera music.


Last Updated: 2016-05-21 11:48:10