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Habanera

 

a Cuban dance and song derived from the European contredanse. The classic example of the habanera is S. Yradier’s “The Dove.” Popular throughout Latin America, the habanera was used by such composers as G. Bizet, in the opera Carmen, C. Debussy, in the piano composition La Soirée dans Granade, and M. Ravel, in music for voice and piano.

Habanera

Carmen’s “love is a wild bird” provokes hearers. [Fr. Opera: Bizet, Carmen, Westerman, 189–190]
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