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John Ernest Galliard (c. 1687—1747) composer and musical performer


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A light-hearted vigorous court dance performed in triple time, mainly after a pavane. It is thought to have originated in Lombardy. It was particularly popular at the court of England's Elizabeth I, where a variant known as the volta was much loved by the Queen.

Subjects: Dance — Music.

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