passacaglia

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English[edit]

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From Italian passacaglia, from Spanish pasear (to walk) + calle (street).

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passacaglia (plural passacaglias)

  1. (music) A form of historical Spanish or Italian dance characterised by a serious nature, triple metre, and use of a ground bass.
  2. (music) Any piece of classical music with similar characteristics.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish pasear (to walk) + calle (street).

Noun[edit]

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passacaglia f (plural passacaglie)

  1. passacaglia