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[Fr., bagpipe]

Dance performed in 2/4, 3/4, or even 6/8 time and related to the gavotte. So named because it is danced to a bass drone like a bagpipe, it was popular at the courts of Louis XIV and XV.

Subjects: Music — Dance.

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