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==the Pavanne according to [[Arbeau]]==
 
 
This is usually danced before a [[basse dance]]. It is a slow dance suitable for processions, and [[Arbeau]] states that it was used when a noble lady "is taken to Holy Church to be married, or when they lead a procession of the chaplains, masters and brethren of some noble confraternity."
 
This is usually danced before a [[basse dance]]. It is a slow dance suitable for processions, and [[Arbeau]] states that it was used when a noble lady "is taken to Holy Church to be married, or when they lead a procession of the chaplains, masters and brethren of some noble confraternity."
   
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The [[tambour]] (drum) and flute appear to be traditional instrumentation for a pavanne, but many varieties of instruments may be used (eg vioinn, other flutes, spinets), or they may be sung, however a tambour is reccomended as it helps the dancers greatly.
 
The [[tambour]] (drum) and flute appear to be traditional instrumentation for a pavanne, but many varieties of instruments may be used (eg vioinn, other flutes, spinets), or they may be sung, however a tambour is reccomended as it helps the dancers greatly.
   
===spanish pavanne===
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==Spanish Pavanne==
 
A more complex pavanne.
 
A more complex pavanne.
 
The pavanne steps are rearranged in a variety of gestures, similar to the dance known as the [[canary]].
 
The pavanne steps are rearranged in a variety of gestures, similar to the dance known as the [[canary]].
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====Movements:====
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===Movements:===
 
first one advances a pavanne set and retreats one:
 
first one advances a pavanne set and retreats one:
 
*[[simple gauche]] - single left
 
*[[simple gauche]] - single left
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*[[pieds joints]] - feet together
 
*[[pieds joints]] - feet together
   
===pazzamezzo===
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==Pazzamezzo==
 
A pavanne played more quickly with a lighter beat, assuming hte moderate tempo of a basse dance.
 
A pavanne played more quickly with a lighter beat, assuming hte moderate tempo of a basse dance.
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