passacaglia

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

Noun[edit]

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]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

passacaglia f ‎(plural passacaglie)

  1. passacaglia