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an instrumental composition that doesn't adhere to rules for any specific musical form and is played with improvisation

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* Canaletto also painted another kind of view picture called a "capriccio." While a view painting shows an actual scene, a capriccio consists of well-known buildings and monuments in a city where the artist has arranged them to satisfy his imagination.
I do know the album is currently available in RCA's "Living Stereo" line at about $13.00 (along with Tchaikovsky's and Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccios), whereas the JVC lists for about $31.00.
Six toccatas, six ricercars, six capriccios, and six partitas comprise the Libro quarto of 1656, while an additional six capriccios and six ricercars constitute the Libro di capricci e ricercate of ca.
Frescobaldi's 12 capriccios (1624) are incredible feats of contrapuntal writing.
94) and the volume of "capriccios" Im Bauch des Wals (1989; see WLT 64:2, p.