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Word: madrigal

Definition: pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments


Sentences Containing 'madrigal'

AACS is known for its Upper School Choirs, most notably, their Madrigal Choir and Bell'Arte Singers.
After solving Anne Bonny's puzzle box, getting the Madrigal clue of Mace, and the knowledge that they should go to England, Dan and Amy learn that The Man In Black, who followed them in the first few books in the series, is Fiske Cahill, Grace's brother.
Amy and Dan are then given seven of the other Madrigal clues, Pepper, Copper, Vinegar, Rosemary, and Lily, and head to England to search for the next clue.
Hired by Grace, Nellie was spying for Fiske, so the branch would know about Amy and Dan in order to grant them a Madrigal status.
In the Spring of 2011, the Men's Ensemble embarked on their very first Choir Tour to Canada with the Bell'Arte Singers and Madrigal Choir.
The movement resembles a prelude and fugue, because the text is first presented in homophony to a repeat of the beginning of the ritornello, then repeated as a fugue, and finally repeated in madrigal style similar to the first section.
These include the Italian fourteenth century madrigal and later ballata and barzelletta, the German bar form, Spanish 13th century cantiga, and the later canciĆ³n, and villancico. References.
Under Ann Sutcliffe, the college taught Early Music through its madrigal group, and its brace of recorders in the recorder group.
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