Definición de pavane en inglés:


Silabificación: pa·vane
Pronunciación: /pəˈvän
(also pavan)


  • 1A stately dance in slow duple time, popular in the 16th and 17th centuries and performed in elaborate clothing.
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    • Children also took part in period dances including the lively farandole from Provence and the slower pavan, both dating back to the time of Tudor kings and queens.
    • We danced a pavan, but it never worked with three either.
    • He described the pavan as a processional dance in duple time, with two single steps and one double step forwards, followed by the same sequence in reverse.
  • 1.1A piece of music for the pavane.
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    • He produced many fine sets of variations on popular melodies and ground basses as well as stylized dance music (especially pavans and galliards).
    • He too composed a pavan and galliard for the Earl.
    • The range of Orlando Gibbons can be savoured first in another expressive and touching pavan.


mid 16th century: from French pavane, from Italian pavana, feminine adjective from Pavo, dialect name of Padua.

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