madrigal

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an unaccompanied partsong for 2 or 3 voices

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Late in the 16th century, the Italian madrigal became a vogue throughout Europe; this was especially the case in England, where composers adapted the ideas of such Italians as Luca Marenzio to their own madrigalesque compositions.
Above all, I miss a consideration of the functions of and relationships among the different layers of text and music in the "scenic" design of the dramatic action: Biblical prose (recitative and turba chorus), chorale, madrigalesque poetry (arioso), and aria.