villanella

noun
vil·​la·​nel·​la | \ˌvi-lə-ˈne-lə \
plural villanelle\ ˌvi-​lə-​ˈne-​lē \

Definition of villanella 

1 : a 16th century Italian part-song in an intentionally unsophisticated style

2 : an instrumental piece in the style of a rustic dance

First Known Use of villanella

1596, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for villanella

Italian, from villano villein, peasant, from Medieval Latin villanus

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