Definition of Bergamask
What does Bergamask mean?
- Of or characteristic of Bergamo, Italy.
Bergamask, bergomask, bergamesca, or bergamasca, is 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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History 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 ...
The 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 ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information
BERGAMASK, or BERooMAsK-(from the town of Bergamo in North Italy), a clumsy rustic dance (cf.
Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment (2013)
by Michel Delon
Further, the use of scenesin French, and thereby the introduction oftopical satire, brokeupthe mosaicof the characters' individual peculiarities anddialects— Venetian, Bergamask,Bolognese, Neapolitan. Duringthe Italian actors' second periodof ...
Researching the Song:A Lexicon (2005)
by Shirlee Emmons, Wilbur Watkins Lewis
BERGAMASK (Eng.): a clown, also a rustic dance, named from Bergamo, aVenetian province whose inhabitants were noted for their clownishness (Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's ...
Encyclopedia of the Renaissance and the Reformation (2004)
by Thomas Goddard Bergin, Jennifer Speake
The Bergamask Arlecchino and Neapolitan Pulcinella survive as Harlequin and Punch. The masked actors drew on a variety of sources and traditions and developed an enormous repertoire of dialogue and gesture. Since actors also ...
A Complete Dictionary of All the English Words, Phrases and Constructions in the Works of the Poet by Alexander Schmidt
Bergamask: a B. dance, Mids. V, 360. 368. Nares: "a rustic dance, framed in imitation of the people of Bergamasco, a province in the state of Venice, who are ridiculed as being more clownish in their manners and dialect than any other people ...
American History and Encyclopedia of Music (1910)
by William Lines Hubbard
bergamask (bur-ga-mask ) Eng. n. bergamasque (ber-ga-mask') Fr. n. From Bergamo: a kind of dance.
Zell's Popular Encyclopedia (1882)
A Complete Dictionary of the English Language; with Pronouncing Vocabulary & a Gazetteer of the World
the Calabrian, the Neapolitan, the Roman, the Norcian, tho Tuscan, the Bolognese, the Venetian, the Frlulian, the Paduan, the Lonibardian, the Milanese , the Bergamask, the Piedmontes, the Genoese, the Corsican, and lastly, the Sardinian.
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The value of this 9-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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