Difference between revisions of "Galliard"

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The galliard consists of four steps, whose composition varies, followed by a [[saut majeur]] and [[posture]]. This is accompanied by music with six beats, although normally the 5th beat may be a rest.
 
The galliard consists of four steps, whose composition varies, followed by a [[saut majeur]] and [[posture]]. This is accompanied by music with six beats, although normally the 5th beat may be a rest.
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In the discussion below, brief tranlations of the dance steps will be given, but the step descriptions (linked) give more intricate detail of the movements.
   
 
[[Arbeau]] suggests the following step sequence for a galliard:
 
[[Arbeau]] suggests the following step sequence for a galliard:

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