Definition of Canto. Meaning of Canto. Synonyms of Canto

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Definition of Canto

Canto
Canto Can"to, n.; pl. Cantos. [It. canto, fr. L. cantus singing, song. See Chant.] 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[It.] (Mus.), the plain ecclesiastical chant in cathedral service; the plain song.

Meaning of Canto from wikipedia

- The canto (Italian pronunciation: [ˈkanto]) is a prin****l form of division in medieval and modern long poetry. The word canto is derived from the Italian...
- The Cantos by Ezra Pound is a long, incomplete poem in 116 sections, each of which is a canto. Most of it was written between 1915 and 1962, although...
- Bel canto (Italian for "beautiful singing" or "beautiful song", pronounced [ˌbɛl ˈkanto])—with several similar constructions (bellezze del canto, bell'arte...
- Adan Canto (born December 5, 1981) is a Mexican-American actor and director. He is known for his role as Sunspot in the 2014 superhero film X-Men: Days...
- God, with the Inferno describing the recognition and rejection of sin. Canto I The poem begins on the night of Maundy Thursday on March 24 (or April...
- Van Canto (sometimes stylized as van Canto) is a German a cappella metal band, founded in 2006 and composed of six singers and a drummer. Although the...
- First Canto. A Lamp on Earth. Second Canto. The Heights of Macchu Picchu Third Canto. The Conquistadors Fourth Canto. The Liberators Fifth Canto. The Sand...
- capture the effects of the Tenth Canto without going through the first nine cantos. The book is complete in twelve cantos, each independent, but it is good...
- Bel Canto is a 2018 American drama film directed by Paul Weitz, from a screenplay by Weitz and Anthony Weintraub. It is based on the 2001 novel of the...
- the "I" in the previous canto that made the canto sound self-conscious, this canto might now sound self-possessed. The canto is no more a request or a...
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