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bourrée


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(Fr.; Old Eng. borry, borree, etc.).

A lively dance style very like the gavotte, in quadruple time beginning with an up‐beat. It is sometimes found in the classical suite in a ternary arrangement: (a) 1st bourrée, (b) 2nd bourrée, (c) 1st bourrée again.

(a) 1st bourrée, (b) 2nd bourrée, (c) 1st bourrée again.

Subjects: Music — Dance.


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