Chaconne

Cha·conne' noun [ French, from Spanish chacona .] (Mus.) An old Spanish dance in moderate three-four measure, like the Passacaglia, which is slower. Both are used by classical composers as themes for variations.
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Chaconne

• (n.) An old Spanish dance in moderate three-four measure, like the Passacaglia, which is slower. Both are used by classical composers as themes for variations.
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chaconne

originally a fiery and suggestive dance that appeared in Spain about 1600 and eventually gave its name to a musical form. Miguel de Cervantes, ... [1 related articles]
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Chaconne

The chaconne is an old Spanish dance in moderate three-four measure, like the Passacaglia, which is slower. Both are used by classical composers as themes for variations.
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chaconne

<i>(shäkôn')</i> chaconne (shäkôn') and passacaglia (pä"sukäl'yu) , two closely related musical forms popular during the baroque period. Both are in triple meter time and employ a characteristic recurring harmonic pattern or actual bass lin...
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chaconne

a slow, stately instrumental work in duple meter employing variations.
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chaconne

a slow dance, very similar to a Passacaglia, probably originally from Spain. Usually in a major key, in 3/4 time, with a ground bass and generally in the form of variations.
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Chaconne

Baroque form similar to the passacaglia, in which the variations are based on a repeated chord progr
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chaconne

Spanish baroque dance in triple time
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