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Historical dance

sarabande

Dance; Historical dance

A triple metre dance which was first mentioned in Central America in 1539 but became popular in the Spanish colonies before moving back across the Atlanta to Spain.

port

Dance; Historical dance

A form of lively folk dance, as well as the accompanying dance tune, originating in England in the sixteenth century and today most associated with Irish dance music and Scottish country dance music.

galliard

Dance; Historical dance

This was a form of Renaissance dance and music popular all over Europe in the 16th century. The dance is mentioned in a couple of manuals from England, France, Spain, Germany, and Italy.

tarantella

Dance; Historical dance

A number of different Italian couple folk dances characterized by a fast upbeat tempo, usually in 6/8 time (sometimes 18/8 or 4/4), accompanied by tambourines.

jig

Dance; Historical dance

A form of lively folk dance, as well as the accompanying dance tune, originating in England in the sixteenth century and today most associated with Irish dance music and Scottish country dance music.

gavot

Dance; Historical dance

This dance originated as a French folk dance, taking its name from the Gavot people of the Pays de Gap region of Dauphiné.

gavotte

Dance; Historical dance

This dance originated as a French folk dance, taking its name from the Gavot people of the Pays de Gap region of Dauphiné.

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