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Meaning of sonata by Wiktionary Dictionary

sonata


    Etymology

    From Italian sonata, from the feminine past participle of sonare ( modern suonare ), from Latin sonāre ( “to make sound” ) .

    Pronunciation

    • IPA: /səˈnɑːtə/
      Rhymes: -ɑːtə

    Noun

    sonata ( plural: sonatas )

    1. ( music ) A musical composition for one or a few instruments, one of which is frequently a piano, in three or four movements that vary in key and tempo

    Derived terms

    Anagrams

    • Aostan


Explanation of sonata by Wordnet Dictionary

sonata


    Noun
    1. a musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms