[ noun ] (music,fine art) a musical composition in several movements; has no fixed form
Used in print(High Fidelity, 11:10...)
Moreover , the piece is written in five movements , rather_than the conventional four of most quintets , and this gives the opus a serenade or divertimento flavor .
[ verb ] (music) sing and play for somebody
"She was serenaded by her admirers"
Used in print(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)
Cardboard noisemakers , substitutes for the unavailable tin models , were being hawked and bought at makeshift stands every few yards along Broadway , and one 's ears were continually serenaded by the horns ' rasps and bleats .