- passage grave,
- passage hawk
Origin of passacaglia
Examples from the Web for passacaglia
Besides these there are the three great independent toccatas and the Passacaglia.
These sonatas and the passacaglia were written for his young son, W. Friedemann, to practise on the pedal clavichord.Bach|Charles Francis Abdy Williams
Word Origin for passacaglia
dance tune of Spanish origin, 1650s, from Italian, from Spanish pasacalle, from pasar "to pass" (see pass (v.)) + calle "street." So called because they often were played in the streets.