aubade

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An aubade is a piece of music for the morning (and traditionally the open air), or a morning love song, as opposed to a serenade, a love song for the evening.

From the Occitan aubada, auba – ‘dawn’, from Latin alba, ‘white’.

(Image: Barnett Newman The Moment, 1962)

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