Galop

In dance, the galop, named after the fastest running gait of a horse (see gallop), a shortened version of the original term galoppade, is a lively country dance, introduced in the late 1820s to Parisian society by the Duchesse de Berry and popular in Vienna, Berlin and London. In the same closed position familiar in the waltz,{fact|reason=Teens da...
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Galop

• (n.) A kind of lively dance, in 2-4 time; also, the music to the dance.
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Galop

Gal'op noun [ French] (Mus.) A kind of lively dance, in 2-4 time; also, the music to the dance.
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Galop

Hungary seems to take credit as the birthplace of the Galop. It was an old time dance, often introduced at the Country dances or following a Volte and Contra Danse as a contrast to their slow and somewhat monotonous steps. In 2/4 time, it was a springy step with a glissade and a chasse.
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galop

lively double-time dance
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Galop

The galop or gallopade was a 19th-century couple dance in quick duple time.
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