Fantasia (music) facts for kids

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The fantasia (from Italian: fantasia; also English: fantasy, fancy, phantasy, German: Fantasie, Phantasie, French: fantaisie) is a musical composition with its style in the art of improvisation. Because of this, it rarely follows any rules of strict musical form (as with the impromptu).

Related pages

  • Canzona
  • Capriccio
  • Chorale fantasia
  • Chromatic fantasia
  • Ricercar
  • Tiento
  • Voluntary

More reading

  • Antcliffe, Herbert. 1920. "The Recent Rise of Chamber Music in England". Musical Quarterly 6, no. 1 (January): 12–23.

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