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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 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 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 Stuttering Jock's Opera (2016)

by Bill Sevald

The Bergamask is a country dance from the Bergamo region of Italy, criticized as clumsy by outsiders. 55 inamorata. A female lover. 56 hidden within the covers of news magazines. Any magazine will serve as camouflage except National ...

Google previewShakespeare's Non-Standard English: A Dictionary of his Informal Language (2004)

by Norman Blake

OED Bergamask 1; broken music 'ensemble of string and wind instruments' with pun on broken limbs from wrestling: is there any ...

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Video shows what Bergamask means. Of or characteristic of Bergamo, Italy.. Bergamask pronunciation. How to pronounce, definition by Wiktionary dictionary.

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