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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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Quick, d'un point de vue d'ethnomusicologue, nous offre une description detaillee de la gigue de la Riviere rouge, y compris les pas et la choregraphie, en relation avec les airs particuliers utilises le plus souvent pour cette performance.
The lively swing of the Gigue (Example 1) is evident when beats one and four are strong, for a feeling of two beats per measure, rather than six.
48 two-part invention style ([quaver] = 144) 7 French gigue in 6/8, dotted [crotchet].
It is a great teaching tool, contents including Gavotte, Adagio, Gigue, Rondeau, L'Italiene, L'Inconstante, La Legere and Vivace.
However, the autograph does not contain the courante and gigue in C major preserved in the Borel Manuscript (see fig.
In the manner of Michael Nyman, Law deems it necessary to invoke the Bach Partita as structural harness, subtitling the six movements Ouveture, Courante, Aria, Burlesque, Sarabande and Gigue.
37 Canon and Gigue for three violins and continuo in D major).
A little more definition would have helped illuminate the variations' detail, but the lively Gigue shone with spirit.
The underlying vigour and engagement became explicit in the breathless excitement of the closing Gigue, leaving us with a performance beyond analysis in its vision and impact.
Clavier Uebung bestehend im Praeludio, Fuga, Allemande, Courante, Sarabande und Gigue.
Le Vente du Nord's approach is simultaneously unique and steeped in tradition: the songs they sing come mostly from historical sources, but their arrangements are sometimes explicitly jazzy (as on the bluesy "Par un dimanche au soir") and sometimes draw on Celtic and other influences (note the bodhran on "La chanson d'Hortense/ Gigue des militaires").
The finale is cast in one of Bacewicz's favorite molds, that of a 6/8 gigue, and provides a carefree and spirited ending--the only aspect of the quartet that could be said to pay heed, however coincidentally, to calls for optimistic conclusions to musical works.