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(from Sp. villano, rustic).

1 16th‐cent. choral comp., like cantata, generally on subject of Christmas, for soloists, ch., and str. And/or org.

2 Madrigalian setting for 3 to 5 vv. of Sp. verse‐form called villancico.

Subjects: Music.

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