Share this entry

Share this page

passepied

División en sílabas: passe·pied
Pronunciación: /päsˈpyā
 
/

Definición de passepied en inglés:

sustantivo

A dance like a quick minuet, popular in the 17th and 18th centuries.
Example sentences
  • Like other dances of rustic origin adopted by the court, the passepied was taken up by composers of stage music, including Lully, Campra, and Rameau.
  • The quality of his D minor and B flat major suites, recorded here, is quite breathtaking: the final passepied of that in B flat alone sounds as fresh as if it had just come from Bach's pen.

Origen

French, from passer 'to pass' + pied 'foot'.

Definición de passepied en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día odium
Pronunciación: ˈəʊdɪəm
noun
widespread hatred or disgust for someone…