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Definition of the adjective Bergamask

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  1. Of or characteristic of Bergamo, Italy.


Bergamask, bergomask, bergamesca, or bergamasca, is a dance and associated melody and chord progression. It was considered a clumsy rustic dance copied from the natives of Bergamo, reputed to be very awkward in their manners.

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Google previewHistory of foreign music, with introduction by Frederick Starr (1910)

by William Lines Hubbard

A bergamask is a part of Mendelssohn's music to the “Midsummer Night's ...

Google previewThe American History and Encyclopedia of Music ... (1908)

by William Lines Hubbard, George W. Andrews, Edward Dickinson, Arthur Foote, Emil Liebling

A bergamask is a part of Mendelssohn's music to ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1910)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

BERGAMASK, or BERGOMASK (from the town of Bergamo in North Italy), a clumsy rustic ...

Google previewDictionary of Early English (1955)

by Joseph T. Shipley

bergamask. A rustic dance. Italian bergamasco, of Bergamo, a province of Venice; the dance supposedly mocked its country ways. From the same town came the bergamot, a citrus tree and its fruit; also, the fragrant oil prepared ...

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