sonata da chiesa

/seuh nah"teuh deuh kee ay"zeuh/; It. /saw nah"tah dah kye"zah/
an instrumental musical form, common in the Baroque period, that usually consists of four movements alternating between slow and fast.
[1795-1805; < It: lit., sonata of the church]

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Italian“church sonata”

      a type of sonata (trio sonata), most commonly a Baroque instrumental work with several (often four) movements, originally thought appropriate for church. The designation was not universal; such works were often labeled simply sonata. Compare sonata da camera.

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