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harlequin

/har·le·quin/ (hahr´lah-kwin)
1. having a pattern of diamond shapes, particularly in bright colors.

harlequin

1. a coat color pattern that consists of irregular patches, usually gray, blue or black, on a white background. Common in Great Danes.
2. a breed of fancy rabbit with harlequin coat pattern in several colors.
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Much of the fun of The False Turk comes from the audience knowing exactly what is going on when Arlecchio dresses Flavio up as a Turk (with Arlecchino himself as the Turk's serving man) and anticipating Pantelone's ire when he realises he has been duped.
Arlecchino represents a happy and mischievous comic servant whose love for Colombina is superseded only by his desire for food and fear of his master.
Meanwhile, Pulcinella evolved into that seaside favourite Mr Punch, while Arlecchino became the British Harlequin.
Next we hear about Tristano Martinelli, an actor whose athletic virtuosities, stunts, and buffoonery made of Arlecchino a lasting type.
a) Morgans (b) Aldos or Ristorante Arlecchino for Italian food.
His one-act parody opera, Arlecchino, however, with its debt to the commedia dell'arte (the Italian side of Busoni), is a gem of wit and benevolent satire.
A la extrema capacidad del interprete musical se suma la exigencia fisica del movimiento y, por que no, la arrebatadora simpatia del eterno arlecchino.
Al primo Zanni --que tuvo varios nombres, como Brighella, Buffetto, Beltrame-- se le encargaba un papel mas activo, el de ordenador del enredo, el que tiene Crispin en Los intereses creados; al secondo Zanni una funcion mas decorativa; pero este, al estar mas libre de compromisos en el organismo de la comedia, estaba tambien mas dispuesto para los juegos comicos y las invenciones ridiculas; su nombre mas famoso fue Arlecchino, servidor tonto o astuto, ingenuo o inteligente, que vestia un traje de colores alegres, no tenia dinero, pero gustaba a las mujeres.
Opta por Pergamo porque de alli --segun su informacion-- provenia "el personaje de Arlecchino, el Adan de la pantomima, el hombre de barro en cuyo aliento Dios insulfo la vida".
An expressive Arlecchino from the workshop of Donato Sartori, a black leather neutral mask worn by Jacques Lecoq, and a framed engraving of a scene from the Balli di Sfessania.
provided in its Zani and Arlecchino the only permissible safety valve for both rulers and ruled" (21, 203, 209-16).
The traveling companies of the Italian commedia dell'arte developed one of the most famous and durable clowns of all time, the Arlecchino, or Harlequin, sometime in the latter half of the 16th century.