sonata da camera

noun
sonata da cam·​era | \-də-ˈkam-rə, -ˈka-mə-\
plural sonatas da camera

Definition of sonata da camera 

: a musical composition of the 17th and 18th centuries for one or more instruments with continuo consisting chiefly of dance movements — called also chamber sonata

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First Known Use of sonata da camera

circa 1731, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sonata da camera

Italian, literally, chamber sonata

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