ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GIGUE
From French, from Italian giga, literally: a fiddle.
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIGUE»
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A Comparison of Jean Francaix's "Sonatine" and "Prelude, ...
This paper investigates the compositional and performance history of the work, to determine why and how it was revised. Performance suggestions are given for the original version of the Sonatine.
Kevin William Miller, 2007
Canon E Gigue
: For 3 Violins and Basso Continuo
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Johann Pachelbel, Gwilym Beechey, 2000
Dance and the Music of J.S. Bach
rhythms with an early type of gigue.49 The term "en gigue" referred to the practice
of performing a duple-meter allemande with dotted rhythms so that it became a
gigue. Several duple-meter pieces among the lute works of Enne- mond and ...
Meredith Little, Natalie Jenne, 2001
Canon and Gigue
: Basso Continuo Part
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The Allemande, the Balletto, and the Tanz: The history
Gigault's Allemande par fugue for keyboard.109 It also unexpectedly serves at
times as the music for a gigue. E. Gaultier has one piece that appears in some
sources as Allemande or Les dernieres paroles , ou Testament de Mezangeau, ...
Bach and the Baroque: European Source Materials from the ...
ing on these beats is the jette, a leap or hop; a choreography given by Little
shows accentual pas jettes and eleves on the corresponding primary beats of a
compound duple meter in a 6/4 Gigue de Roland by Lully. Other steps in this ...
The Harvard Dictionary of Music
The shamisen plays preludes, interludes, and postludes to the singing and uses
stereotyped patterns. See also East Asia II, 3 (ii). I.K.F.W. Giga (It., Sp.]. *Gigue.
Gigelira [Lt.]. *Xylophone. Gigue [Fr., fr. Eng. jig; Ger. Gigue; It. giga; Sp. giga, jiga
A History of Baroque Music
Some of them contain only a few movements, often four in the sequence
allemande, courante, sarabande, and gigue (or jig). Others are longer and
without any prescribed regularity of design. For example, Suite No. 8 in G major
in the second ...
Johann Jakob Froberger (1616-1667) was responsible for establishing the
traditional order of movements in the keyboard suite: Allemande, Courante,
Sarabande, and Gigue. Composers began later to add various other, lighter
dances (called ...
Guide to the Pianist's Repertoire, Fourth Edition
Gigue: brilliant; bubbles with gaiety, a three-voice fugue with technical and
rhythmic problems. The best of the French suites. M-d. Suite No.6 e, s.817.
allemande: contrapuntal. courante: requires firm rhythmic control. sarabande: rich
and full ...
Maurice Hinson, Wesley Roberts, 2013
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIGUE»
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“The variety of dance forms includes mazurka, polonaise, sarabande and gigue.” “Three beats gives us a sense of flow, unrest, and roundness, ... «MyCentralJersey.com, Jul 15»
Classical CD Reviews
The sprightly Gigue dances in glistening figures produced by a bell-toned Steinway & Sons Model D captured by engineer Sergei Kvitko. «Audiophile Audition, Jun 15»
Aston Magna explores the world of Marin Marais
Marais didn't intend his sonata for dancing, but Horton and Gjeci took the floor for the “Sarabande” and the “Gigue,” and when Horton executed ... «Boston Globe, Jun 15»
GuitarFest 10 Ends Dramatically
... the Gavottes buried the lead voice in dense, luxurious texture; and the Gigue was another chase, with Fisk propelling the music headlong ... «The Boston Musical Intelligencer, Jun 15»
Classical review: Cellist Amit Peled shows versatility in Coral Gables …
Peled gave a high-energy account of the concluding Gigue. Along with his fast and precise bow work, Peled brought an astringent bite to his ... «Miami Herald, Jun 15»
A last-minute program change at Noontime Concerts™ still has …
Through Pridham's approach to the Courante, the Gigue, and the two contrasting Minuets, one could definitely get a sense of how bodily ... «Examiner.com, Jun 15»
Review: Rachel Podger Plays Bach for Flute With Her Violin
The dance movements of Bach's Partita in D showed off Ms. Podger's elegant sense of rhythm, the Gigue so quick that its arpeggios sounded ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
... fugal study and finger exercise; the delicate, bouncing subject is remolded in the second part of the piece into the dancing rhythm of a gigue. «The Boston Musical Intelligencer, Jun 15»
Contrasts at the Goethe for BEMF
The tempi were all on the fast side, but never too fast—and apart from some tangled fingers at the end of the Gigue all was executed with a fine ... «The Boston Musical Intelligencer, Jun 15»
Aston Magna Concert Series: A Musical Feast for Satyrs, Nymphs …
Lully: Dance Interludes, Courantes, Sarabande; Louis de La Coste: Gigue. Laura Jeppesen, viola da gamba; Catherine Liddell, theorbo; Daniel ... «Bard News, Jun 15»