Canto

Definition of Canto

Can´to
n.1.One of the chief divisions of a long poem; a book.
2.(Mus.) The highest vocal part; the air or melody in choral music; anciently the tenor, now the soprano.
Canto fermo
(Mus.) the plain ecclesiastical chant in cathedral service; the plain song.

Related Words

Spenserian stanza, accompaniment, air, alto, antistrophe, aria, baritone, bass, basso continuo, basso ostinato, bassus, book, burden, cantus, cantus figuratus, cantus planus, chorus, continuo, contralto, couplet, descant, distich, drone, envoi, epode, figured bass, ground bass, heptastich, hexastich, lay, line, measure, melodia, melodic line, melody, monostich, note, octastich, octave, octet, ottava rima, part, pentastich, plain chant, plain song, prick song, quatrain, refrain, rhyme royal, septet, sestet, sextet, solo, solo part, song, soprano, soprano part, stanza, stave, strain, strophe, syllable, tenor, tercet, terza rima, tetrastich, thorough bass, treble, triplet, tristich, tune, undersong, verse, voice, voice part
Word:

Browse

Cantharidal
Cantharides
Cantharidin
Cantharis
Canthoplasty
Canthus
Canticle
Canticoy
Cantile
Cantilena
Cantilever
Cantillate
Cantillation
Cantine
Canting
Canting arms
Cantiniere
Cantion
Cantle
Cantlet
-Canto-
Canto fermo
Canton
Canton crape
Canton flannel
Canton matting
Cantonal
Cantoned
Cantonize
Cantonment
Cantoon
Cantor
Cantoral
Cantoral staff
Cantoris
Cantrap
Cantred
Canty
Canuck
Canula
Canvas
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home