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frottola


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(It., plural frottole).

A late 15th‐ and early 16th‐cent. popular unacc. It. choral form, a type of simple madrigal similar to the Eng. ayre. The same mus. was sung to each verse and the tune was invariably in the highest part.

Subjects: Music.


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