A song or atmosphere for one or even more voices of Provenccedilal source resembling though perhaps not strictly the madrigal
- A song or atmosphere for example or maybe more sounds, of Provencal beginning, resembling, though maybe not purely, the madrigal.
- An instrumental piece inside madrigal style.
1580s, from Italian canzone, from Latin cantionem (nominative cantio) "performing, song" (in addition source of Spanish cancion, French chanson), noun of activity from previous participle stem of canere "to sing" (see chant (v.)). In Italian or Successful