Associations to the word «Sonata»


SONATA, noun. (music) A musical composition for one or a few instruments, one of which is frequently a piano, in three or four movements that vary in key and tempo
SONATA FORM, noun. (music) A form of classical music consisting of a single movement divided into three main sections, namely - the exposition (in the tonic and then another key), development (modulating in different keys) and recapitulation (returning to the tonic), sometimes followed by a coda

Dictionary definition

SONATA, noun. A musical composition of 3 or 4 movements of contrasting forms.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke