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gigue:

see jigjig,
dance of English origin that is performed also in Ireland and Scotland. It is usually a lively dance, performed by one or more persons, with quick and irregular steps. When the jig was introduced to the United States, it was often danced in minstrel shows.
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Parmi ces dernieres, la Gigue, qui fait partie de la partita no.
On Sunday the Queen's Hall hosts the Hexham Gathering International Concert, a new event at the festival, featuring the hall's very own folk ensemble, Gigue Fish, as well as The Halsingland Band from Sweden and bands from Italy and France on their first visit to the gathering complete the line up, showing the diversity of traditional music from across our continent.
On Sunday, the Queen's Hall hosts the Hexham Gathering International Concert, a new event at the festival, featuring the hall's very own folk ensemble, GIGUE FISH, as well as the HALSINGLAND BAND from Sweden and bands from Italy and France.
Bruce, who draws only superficially on traditional folk dance figures, has devised movements from Modern Dance (Martha Graham's technique is surely an influence) with natural pedestrian locomotion, and for such identifiable dances as a gigue he enriches the vocabulary with a saucy hip wiggle.
Although based on the social dances of the court such as the gavotte, the courante, and the gigue, these choreographed spectacles were much more elaborate affairs, with spoken verse and music interspersed with balletic entrees performed by professional dancers and select nobles.
Virtually absent from Telemann's demonstrably later trios is the French gigue (ex.
The music then went with the Brownings to Siena where Robert noted that he played the Adagio [K540] and Gigue [K574] (`Sienna, Aug.
One is not born able to distinguish a fugue from a gigue, nor an early from a late Buddha figure.
featuring longtime Cal Performances collaborator Mark Morris;the world premiere of The Secret Garden , in collaboration with San Francisco Opera; Theatre de la Ville'sacclaimedproduction of Eugene Ionesco'sRhinoceros ; nine new works from eight diverse dance companies, including the Mariinsky Ballet & Orchestra in their signature 1950 production of Swan Lake ; the world premiere of Harrison Birtwistle's Gigue Machine co-commissioned with Carnegie Hall for British pianist Nicolas Hodges; and the iconic Einstein on the Beach , by legendary artists Robert Wilson, Philip Glass and Lucinda Childs, in the first fully realized performances west of the Hudson River.
Interpretatively she's her own woman: in Variation 7 she gives the Gigue an almost elegiac quality, while in Variation 25, the "Black Pearl", we clearly hear Bach's dissonances but without over-emphasis.
The sparkling Gigue is almost entirely in 6/8 with a couple of rhythmic surprises and a motif based on fifths that evoke horn calls.
CeDe quoi faire douter, aujourd'hui, tous les specialistes et observateurs sur sa methode de convocation et de [beaucoup moins que]repudiation[beaucoup plus grand que] sur un rythme d'une danse de gigue.