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Passacaglio

passacaglio

An old Italian or spanish dance tune, in slow three-four measure, with divisions on a ground bass, resembling a chaconne.

Origin: Sp. Pasacalle a certain tune on the guitar, prop, a tune played in passing through the streets.


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