Definition of Contredanses

1. contredanse [n] - See also: contredanse



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contredanses

contravenes
contravening
contravention
contraventions
contraversial
contraversion
contraversions
contraversive
contrayerva
contrayervas
contrecoup
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contrecoups
contredanse
contredanses (current term)
contree
contrees
contretemps
contribs
contributable
contribute
contributed
contributer
contributers
contributes
contributing
contributing(a)
contribution
contributional

Literary usage of Contredanses

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1. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1889): ...edited by Sir by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1890)
"The introduction of ' contredanses ' into the ballet, which first took place in the 5th act of Rousseau's 'Fêtée de Polymnie' (1745), and the consequent ..."

2. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1907)
"Of dance-music for full orchestra the first published was four contredanses (267, Salzburg, 1776); in 1784 followed two quadrilles (463), each consisting of ..."

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