sonatina

noun
son·​a·​ti·​na | \ ˌsä-nə-ˈtē-nə How to pronounce sonatina (audio) \

Definition of sonatina

: a short usually simplified sonata

First Known Use of sonatina

1759, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sonatina

Italian, diminutive of sonata

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“Sonatina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sonatina. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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