Tarantella



noun
1.
a rapid, whirling southern Italian dance in very quick sextuple, originally quadruple, meter, usually performed by a single couple, and formerly supposed to be a remedy for tarantism.
2.
a piece of music either for the dance or in its rhythm.
noun
1.
a peasant dance from S Italy
2.
a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance, in fast six-eight time

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