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allemande

Dance; Historical dance

One of the most popular instrumental dance forms in Baroque music, and a standard element of a suite. Originally, the allemande formed the first movement of the suite, before the courante, but, ...

minuet

Dance; Historical dance

Slow and stately Baroque dance in 3/4 time. The term also describes the musical form which accompanied the dance, and subsequently developed more fully, often with a longer structure called the ...

Shakespearean

Dance; Historical dance

Refers to dancing in the time and plays of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries.

Giga

Dance; Historical dance

A lively baroque dance originating from the British jig. It was imported into France in the mid-17th century and usually appears at the end of a suite.

Gigue

Dance; Historical dance

A lively baroque dance originating from the British jig. It was imported into France in the mid-17th century and usually appears at the end of a suite.

Forlana

Dance; Historical dance

An Italian folk dance from the Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia. In Friulian, furlane means Friulian, in this case Friulian Dance.

Furlana

Dance; Historical dance

An Italian folk dance from the Italian region of Friuli Venezia Giulia. In Friulian, furlane means Friulian, in this case Friulian Dance.

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