tedesco, tedesca (It., plural tedeschi, tedesche). German. Found in the term alla tedesca, ‘in the Ger. style’, which has had several meanings. Beethoven indicated a Ger. waltz by it, others mean a Ger. dance of any kind. In his tuba conc., 1954, Vaughan Williams's Rondo alla tedesca means a rondo as in a Ger. comp.
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