Masque

A masque is a form of semi-dramatic entertainment, in which a large part is played by singing and dancing. Promiscuous 'mumming' or 'disguising' with 'visors' was forbidden in London civic orders of the 15th century. The custom was, however, retained as a form of Christmas revels. It was the custom for the mummers to enter the hall and call on the ...
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masque

a short allegorical stage entertainment, popular in the 16th and 17th centuries but still used, that features masked actors. Example: 'Motel,' a masque for three dolls from America Hurrah, by Jean-Claude Van Itallie, 3m or 3f.
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masque

Spectacular court entertainment with a fantastic or mythological theme in which music, dance, and extravagant costumes and scenic design figured larger than plot. Originating in Italy, where members...
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Masque

Masque noun A mask; a masquerade.
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Masque

• (n.) A mask; a masquerade.
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masque

festival or entertainment in which disguised participants offer gifts to their host and then join together for a ceremonial dance. A typical masque ... [13 related articles]
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masque

masque, courtly form of dramatic spectacle, popular in England in the first half of the 17th cent. The masque developed from the early 16th-century disguising, or mummery, in which disguised guests bearing presents would break into a festival and then join with their hosts in a ceremonial dance. As ...
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masque

Spectacular court entertainment with a fantastic or mythological theme in which music, dance, and extravagant costumes and scenic design figured larger than plot. Originating in Italy, where members of the court actively participated in the performances, the masque reached its height of popularity at the English court between 1600 and 1640, with th...
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Masque

[disambiguation] Masque is a form of festive courtly entertainment which flourished in 16th- and early 17th-century Europe. Masque may also refer to: In music: ...
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Masque

The masque was a form of festive courtly entertainment that flourished in 16th- and early 17th-century Europe, though it was developed earlier in Italy, in forms including the intermedio (a public version of the masque was the pageant). A masque involved music and dancing, singing and acting, within an elaborate stage design, in which the architec...
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masque

an aristocratic 16th-17th-century English theater form integrating poetry, dance, music, and elaborate sets.
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Masque

Not to be confused with a masquerade, a masque is a type of elaborate court entertainment popular in
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Masque

English genre of aristocratic entertainment that combined vocal and instrumental music with poetry a
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masque

máscara, mascarilla
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masque

a party of guests wearing costumes and masks
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