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Remember that I wrote a pavane for a dead princess, and not a dead pavane for a princess!
Maurice Ravel

Meaning of "pavane" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PAVANE

Pavan, via French from Spanish pavana, from Old Italian padovana Paduan (dance), from Padova Padua.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PAVANE

pavane  [pəˈvɑːn] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PAVANE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pavane is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PAVANE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Pavane

The pavane, pavan, paven, pavin, pavian, pavine, or pavyn is a slow processional dance common in Europe during the 16th century. The pavane, the earliest-known example of which was published in Venice by Ottaviano Petrucci, in Joan Ambrosio Dalza's Intabolatura de lauto libro quarto in 1508, is a sedate and dignified couple dance, similar to the 15th-century basse danse. The music which accompanied it appears originally to have been fast or moderately fast but, like many other dances, became slower over time.

Definition of pavane in the English dictionary

The definition of pavane in the dictionary is a slow and stately dance of the 16th and 17th centuries. Other definition of pavane is a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance, usually characterized by a slow stately triple time.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PAVANE


Afghanistan
æfˈɡænɪˌstɑːn
Akan
ˈɑːkɑːn
Azerbaijan
ˌæzəbaɪˈdʒɑːn
Balikpapan
ˌbɑːlɪkˈpɑːpɑːn
barn
bɑːn
Bhutan
buːˈtɑːn
Iran
ɪˈrɑːn
khan
kɑːn
Kyrgyzstan
ˈkɪəɡɪzˌstɑːn
Oman
əʊˈmɑːn
Pakistan
ˌpɑːkɪˈstɑːn
pavan
pəˈvɑːn
Sevan
sɛˈvɑːn
Sivan
siːˈvɑːn
Sudan
suːˈdɑːn
Taiwan
ˈtaɪˈwɑːn
Tajikistan
tɑːˌdʒɪkɪˈstɑːn
Turkmenistan
ˌtɜːkmɛnɪˈstɑːn
Uzbekistan
ˌʌzbɛkɪˈstɑːn
zaman
zəˈmɑːn

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PAVANE

pav
pavage
pavan
Pavarotti
pave
paved
paveed
pavement
pavement artist
paver
Pavese
Pavia
pavid
pavilion
pavillon
paving
paving slab
paving stone
pavior
paviour

WORDS THAT END LIKE PAVANE

airplane
ane
Brisbane
cane
crane
Dane
dogvane
humane
hurricane
hydrovane
insane
jane
kane
lane
membrane
paravane
plane
vane
weather vane
wind vane

Synonyms and antonyms of pavane in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «pavane» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PAVANE

Find out the translation of pavane to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pavane from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pavane» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

孔雀舞曲
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pavana
570 millions of speakers

English

pavane
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

pavane
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

pavane
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

павана
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pavane
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pavane
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pavane
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pavane
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pavane
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

パヴァーヌ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

pavane
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pavane
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

pavane
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pavane
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पावन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pavane
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Pavane
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Pavane
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

павана
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Pavane
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

pavane
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Pavane
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pavane
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Pavane
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pavane

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PAVANE»

The term «pavane» is regularly used and occupies the 86.318 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PAVANE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pavane

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QUOTES WITH «PAVANE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word pavane.
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Maurice Ravel
Remember that I wrote a pavane for a dead princess, and not a dead pavane for a princess!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PAVANE»

Discover the use of pavane in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pavane and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Pavane
1588: Queen Elizabeth is felled by an assassin's bullet.
Keith Roberts, 2011
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A Pavane for Another Time
Smith's formative training as an art historian and critic is the important and recurring theme of this book.
Bernard Smith, 2002
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Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte: Study Score
Ravel composed the original piano version of this piece in 1899 after resuming his studies at the Paris Conservatory.
Maurice Ravel, Carl Simpson, 2004
4
History of Dance: An Interactive Arts Approach
The latter is a variation on the basse danse, with the music transposed and played twice as fast. During the Renaissance the saltarello was replaced by the tourdion, and the pavane replaced or preceded the basse danse (Priesing 1978).
Gayle Kassing, 2007
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The History of Keyboard Music to 1700
There are five pavane-galliard pairs (nos.3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 21-22, and 26-27), related not only by key but in most instances thematically as well. The thematic relations are particularly clear in the first three pairs, although they are less obvious in ...
Willi Apel, 1997
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Pavane for a Dead Girl (Naki Shoujo No Tame No Pavane)
Takenomaru is a violinist prodigy on a quest.
Koge Donbo, 2011
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Pavane Pour Une Infante D Funte by Maurice Ravel for Solo ...
This wonderful work Pavane pour une infante defunte by Maurice Ravel contains a score for the solo piano. It is a fine example of the composer s work and a fantastic addition to any classical musician s repertoire.
Maurice Ravel, 2010
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Pavane Pour Une Infante Dfunte: Sheet
This nicely spaced, very readable edition of the beautiful Ravel piece is especially well-notated and comes with historical notes and suggestions for performance by the composer himself.
Maurice Hinson, 1987
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The Musical Times
With reference to dance airs, I am not sure that the author has been sufficiently informed on the pavane, which he simply mentions — in passing — as an air in duple time. With many others I have long thought that the pavane was an air of a  ...
‎1920
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Polite and Social Dances: A Collection of Historic Dances, ...
Theory and Discription of the Pavane— G.Desrat. Before beginning' the dance, the couple or couples taking- part promenaded around the room, bowing gravely to the hosts in whose house the dance was given. It was sometimes followed by ...
Mari Ruef Hofer, 1917

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PAVANE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pavane is used in the context of the following news items.
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Elegant and unimportant
Faure composed his Pavane for a series of summer concerts with the idea that the piece would be elegant but not important. A pavane is a ... «San Diego Reader, Jul 15»
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SUK: About Mother – Suite; CHAUSSON: Four Dances; REGER …
The third movement Pavane asks for “no haste” in the playing, but Orgel ... There may be a slight hint of Ravel in the Pavane, but it moves in ... «Audiophile Audition, Jul 15»
3
Director writes songs to honor hymn
Memley's performance is titled, “On Solid Ground,” and is the name of the published piano hymn music by Pavane Publishing. “I wrote these ... «Hanford Sentinel, Jul 15»
4
Go Out This Weekend: "Airplane!," Mighty Souls Brass Band and more
Also on the program is Dvorak's Carnival Overture, Leroy Anderson's Bugler's Holiday, Ravel's Pavane for a Dead Princess, Rossini's ... «Memphis Commercial Appeal, Jul 15»
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Major fire at Sony CD plant at Navi Mumbai
The incident occurred at Sony's CD and DVD manufacturing plant located in an industrial sector at Pavane near Mumbai. The fire was first ... «India Today, Jul 15»
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Review: BSO Classical Extravaganza, Lighthouse, Poole
... a journey from the racy (Marriage of Figaro) to the jazzy (Shostakovich's Second Waltz) to the haunting - Ravel's Pavane for a Dead Princess. «Bournemouth Echo, Jul 15»
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Marc-André Hamelin; Erik Satie: Memoirs of a Pear-Shaped Life …
In the Pavane Variée, receiving its UK premiere here, the theme appears with chorale-like dignity before getting the keyboard-fireworks ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Crea un account
... accanto a quelle liriche, in particolare la «Pavane pour une infante défunte» di Ravel. La serata è dedicata alla memoria di Massimo Pella. «La Prealpina, Jul 15»
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Dragon Quest VIII 3DS screenshots introduce Morrie and Red's …
It could be Valentina, Kalderasha, Bangerz, Mash, Lady Rosalind, Ishmahri, Marek, Carrie, Cash, Dominico, King Pavane, or maybe even the ... «Gematsu, Jul 15»
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American Ballet Theatre Announces New Promotions
... peasant pas de deux in Giselle, Manon in Lady of the Camellias, Lescaut's Mistress in Manon, His Friend's Wife in The Moor's Pavane, Clara, ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Pavane [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pavane>. Apr 2020 ».
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