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Mannerism

in The Oxford Companion to Music


Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199579037

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A term most often used with reference to the visual arts, to describe the extravagant subjects, contorted gestures, and virtuoso effects of certain 16th- and 17th-century painters, for example ...

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Subjects: Music

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