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(Sp.).

1 Sp. dance of fandango variety from Málala and Murcia, exported to Mexico by Sp. settlers.

2 Sp. gipsy song involving improvisation and cadenzas and sung by amorous youths with guitar accompaniment. Instr. malagueñas occur in Chabrier's España (1883), Ravel's Rapsodie espagnole (1907), and Albéniz's Iberia (1906–9).

Subjects: Music.


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