Bergomask

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Ber´go`mask


n.1.A rustic dance, so called in ridicule of the people of Bergamo, in Italy, once noted for their clownishness.
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He is allowed the privilege of talking directly to the audience, and more importantly, is given the task of closing the play after the conclusion of the Bergomask dance.
There is great applause as Peter Quince and Snug the Joiner share the speech inviting either an epilogue or a Bergomask.
2) Music also marks Titania's infatuation with Bottom, her reconciliation with Oberon, and signals the end of the action with a Bergomask dance.
The kilt of the school uniform reappeared in the bergomask, which was a River Dance-style Celtic jig.