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Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

Second edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199563449
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727658

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[Sp. and It., high]

Term in use from the 14th century, which often designates dances performed by those of a high rank. Also refers to lively dance types featuring leaps, hops, and jumps....

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Subjects: Dance

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