Definitions for madrigalist

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mad•ri•galˈmæd rɪ gəl(n.)

  1. an unaccompanied polyphonic secular vocal composition, esp. of the 16th and 17th centuries.

    Category: Music and Dance

  2. part song; glee.

    Category: Music and Dance

  3. a short lyric poem of medieval times.

    Category: Literature

Origin of madrigal:

1580–90; < It madrigale < ML mātricāle something simple


Princeton's WordNet

  1. madrigalist(noun)

    a singer of madrigals


  1. madrigalist(Noun)

    A composer of madrigals.

  2. madrigalist(Noun)

    A singer or interpreter of madrigals.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Madrigalist(noun)

    a composer of madrigals


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