Satirical pieces

And of course, my old fave is satirical as well:

Although it is sometimes performed in a “straight” manner, it is most frequently interpreted as a comic parody of madrigals as they had evolved by the early seventeenth century, particularly the mannered conventions of the seconda prattica, in which the musical setting is largely driven by the text, and dissonance is used with extreme freedom as an expressive tool.

https://rm144.wordpress.com/2009/07/02/the-most-magnificent-madrigal-zefiro-torna-monteverdi/

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