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jig

A mechanical device used to maintain a stable, correct relationship between a piece of work and a tool, or between components during assembly.
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Largo' and `Rejouissance') and a gigue.(65) These four suites cannot be dated precisely, but appear on stylistic grounds to have been composed by the early 1720s.
"Dansons la gigue," is another of the poems set by lesser known composers, such as Loeffler and by Poldowski.
It was a small step from listening to this repertoire to asking, "What is a minuet, a sarabande, a gavotte or a gigue?"
Their adjudicator was Clifford Knowles from the Royal Manchester College of Music who set these 14 to 17-year-olds the Sarabande and Gigue from Corelli's Sonata No 8 and the Porpora-Kreisler Minuet.
Sarah Quick utilise le concept de la poetique sociale de Michael Herzfeld comme une loupe qui lui permet d'observer comment les performances de la gigue de la Riviere rouge emergent des interactions sociales.
Guests from Sweden and Brittany join the Queen's own youth folk ensembles Gigue Fish and Toble for an evening of entertainment.
(19) According to the liner notes, their version comes from the repertoire of fiddler Louis Boudreault--his name for it was "La gigue a Philibert"--and it is widely known in Quebec.
He made Gigue in Balanchine's Mozartiana memorable with his precision footwork, and he endowed Puck of A Midsummer Night's Dream with gleeful mischievousness.
The Gigue, always cast with a slight young male virtuoso (in black satin knickers--the trouser role!) could be Figaro's Cherubino singing of love's conundrums.
From a rather abrupt Prelude, through a pensive Allemande and Sarabande, to a brilliant Courante and lighthearted Gigue, this was apiece played with passion.
Another audience favorite on the bill is Johann Pachebel's Canon and Gigue in D.
Asi, fisgon y celoso, termina sus ballets con bourre, gavote y gigue y las operas con una chacona (lo que retornarian Gluck en Austria y Rameau en la propia Francia).