madrigals

[ mad-ri-guh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF madrigals
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Who shall silence all the airs and madrigals that whisper softness in chambers?

Burlesques and chansons disputed the palm with madrigals and sonnets.

This version soon eclipsed the brilliancy of his madrigals and sonnets.

But the mischief was done: no amount of epistles or madrigals could repair it.

And who shall silence all the airs and madrigals that whisper softness in chambers?

This was a collection of Madrigals called Musica Transalpina.

His page René was a poet, and had written many sonnets and madrigals.

The term part-song is often loosely applied to glees, madrigals, etc.

And just as the old tunes were related to the motets and madrigals, so are these to the verse-anthems and glees of their time.

The publication of madrigals in praise of Queen Elizabeth, after her death, may be easily accounted for.