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Sonata vs. Aria

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Sonatanoun

(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

Arianoun

(music) A musical piece written typically for a solo voice with orchestral accompaniment in an opera or cantata.

Sonatanoun

An extended composition for one or two instruments, consisting usually of three or four movements; as, Beethoven's sonatas for the piano, for the violin and piano, etc.

Arianoun

An air or song; a melody; a tune.

Sonatanoun

a musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms

Arianoun

an elaborate song for solo voice

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Sonata

Sonata (; Italian: [soˈnaːta], pl. sonate; from Latin and Italian: sonare [archaic Italian; replaced in the modern language by suonare], ), in music, literally means a piece played as opposed to a cantata (Latin and Italian cantare, ), a piece sung.

‘to sound’; ‘to sing’;

Arianoun

an elaborate song for solo voice

Arianoun

a long accompanied song for a solo voice, typically one in an opera or oratorio.

Aria

In music, an aria ([ˈaːrja]; Italian: air; plural: arie [ˈaːrje], or arias in common usage, diminutive form arietta [aˈrjetta], plural ariette, or in English simply air) is a self-contained piece for one voice, with or without instrumental or orchestral accompaniment, normally part of a larger work. An aria is a formal musical composition unlike its counterpart, the recitative.

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