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Galliard

 

an ancient dance of Romance origin done to music in triple time at a moderately fast tempo. The galliard was widely known in Europe from the late 15th to the 17th centuries. It was performed after a slow, quadruple-time pavane. The instrumental suite developed from this pair of contrasting dances. By the beginning of the 18th century the galliard existed only as a part of the suite.

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Galliards got the site price down from pounds 10m to pounds 3m - presumably to buy the incinerator lease from Dalkia Utilities - after property values had gone up 40 per cent since the pounds 10m figure was first quoted in the Echo.
First, though, Peter Holman reviews music publishing in England and Dowland's travels to and from the Continent prior to his publication of the collection in London in spring 1604, while on leave from a court post in Denmark, The dedication mentions that the work was begun in Denmark and finished in England, prompting Holman to suggest that those dances, mostly pavans, with the cantos part in soprano clef ("low-pitched") were written in England for viols, some especially for the collection, while those using treble clef ("high-pitched," mostly galliards and almands) come from the repertory of the violin band at the Danish court.
Holborne's music is all extremely accessible and this special concert of newly-prepared performances focuses on the variety of his writing - from the pop songs of the time such asThe Fairy Round, to Elizabethan dance music in the magnificent pavans and galliards.
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We can only hope that Galliards can make the incinerator disappear with the same magical sleight of hand.
About 10 householders in The Galliards took advantage of a cut-price scheme organised by local police officer PC Ian Watkiss following a spate of burglaries in the area.
Spencer pays lip service to the accentual possibilities of the hemiolic passages in many galliards and galliard-like settings, but apparently fails to grasp their significance (and in Campion's "Woo her and win her" the rhythmic play is not merely hemiolic).
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Thus all of the galliards in the repertory are made to look like correnti, for which 3/4, if not 6/4, meter is common.
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