trio sonata


Definition of trio sonata

: a sonata of the Baroque era for continuo and two upper parts for like instruments (such as violins or flutes)

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First Known Use of trio sonata

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Trio sonata.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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