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  1. Furry Vengeance (writer: "Gavotte" - as Francois-Joseph Gossec) Reservation Road (writer: "Gavotte") The Lady and the Duke (music: "Marche lugubre").
  2. Apr 09,  · Simon: “A gavotte is a French dance. I thought I would use a word that was slightly presumptuous. It rhymed with what I needed it to rhyme with. He’s gavotting because that’s what a.
  3. Gavotte, lively peasants’ kissing dance that became fashionable at the 17th- and 18th-century courts of France and England. Supposedly originated by the natives of Gap (Gavots) in the southeastern French province of Dauphiné, the gavotte was danced in royal ballrooms as a round with skipping steps.
  4. gavotte definition: 1. a 17th-cent. dance like the minuet, but faster and livelier 2. the music for this, in 4/4 timeOrigin of gavotteFrench from Provençal gavoto, dance of the Gavots, name used for a people of Hautes-Alpes, France, literally, boor.
  5. Gavotte definition: an old formal dance in quadruple time | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.
  6. ‘The Scherzo is not in triple time and indeed sounds more like the gavotte in Prokofiev's Classical Symphony, years before the fact.’ ‘That is, the gavotte switches to a vivace, which dissolves into a brief, though affecting, adagio.’ ‘A seagull struggled to cry over the gavotte that the school's ancient pipes were playing near me.’.
  7. Directed by Walerian Borowczyk. With Roberto, Ludo. The title for this sadomasochistic musical short subject in which several period dwarves perform a skit, comes from a medium paced dance popular in 18th century France.
  8. gavotte (n.) lively dance, s, from French gavotte (17c.), from Old Provençal gavoto "mountaineer's dance," from gavot, a local name for an Alpine resident, said to mean literally "boor, glutton," from gaver "to stuff, force-feed poultry," from Old Provençal gava "crop." From the same source is French gavache "coward, dastard." The Italianized form is gavotta.
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