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(1) A type of bagpipe with a folding bellows, two melody-producing pipes, and auxiliary pipes for retuning the instrument. The musette was popular in France during the 17th and 18th centuries.

(2) An oboe with a windbag and eight or nine holes (seven or eight in front and one in back).

(3) An old French folk dance in 2/4, 6/4, or 6/8 time, with a fast tempo. The musette was performed to the accompaniment of an instrument of the same name. In the 18th century, the dance was included in court operatic and balletic works called divertissements. The dance in encountered in the works of Handel, Mozart, Glazunov, and other composers.

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The trio chose to introduce the musette bag first because it was a simple, lightweight, unisex item made of parafin-treated cotton - a "romantic material" that got wiped out by Gore-Tex, Larson said.
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The other FAWL officers include Amy Furness of Miami, president-elect; Rebecca Harrison Steele of Hillsborough County, treasurer; Jacqueline Buyze of Collier County, development director; Patti Morgan of Marion County, secretary; Robin Rosenberg of Hillsborough County, legislative director; Mary Musette Stewart of Orange County, membership director; Tasha Dickinson of Palm Beach County, public relations director; and C.
Karen Koerber-Timmons, Terese Kornet, Toni Kosty, Musette Kotcher, Monica Kramer, Jennifer Kremer, Raymond Kronenbitter, Patricia Livingston, Mildred Madsen, Mary Beth Makic, Joyce Maly, Kimberly Martin, Louise Mason-In memory of Josephine B.
musette d'Allemaigne, cornet d'Allemaigne, l'eschaquir d'Engletre, chevrecte d'Esclavonnie, cythara teutonica and cythara anglica, rabe morisco, guitarra morisca and guitarra latina, guitarra sarracenica, cor sarrazinios, cornet sarrazinoas, but also the ala bohemica or fleuthe de Behaingne.
For example, Bruce Haynes speaks of hautbois de Poitou without defining it, yet in the next article, by Marc Ecochard, we learn that it was the independently-played chanter of the bagpipe-like musette de Poitou.
As her actual kids pretended to celebrate their fake mom's birthday, Musette Caing leafed through a beauty magazine and laughed that this sort of thing would not fly back in Michigan.
Lauderdale 2005 Robert Rappel, Vero Beach 2005 Jennifer Sonnenfeld Schellenberg, Tampa 2006 Renee' Smith, Miami Beach 2006 Mary Musette Stewart, Orlando 2004 James Richard Tario, Englewood 2004 Angela Deaton Vickers, Jacksonville 2006 Victoria Anne Vilchez, West Palm Beach 2005 M Dianne Vogt, Tampa 2006 Ethan Andrew Way, Tallahassee 2004 Cindy Lenoff Zatzman, Hollywood 2006 Vivian L.
The painting includes Watteau's self portrait as a musette player at the right, and at the left his friend Vleughels strutting before a beautiful female dancer.
Mempel M, Musette P, Flageul B, Schnopp C, Remling R, Gachelin G, Kourilsky P, Ring J, Abeck D.