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1. Quadrille (plural Quadrilles) A dance originating in the mid-1700s with four couples forming a square, rather much like the modern square dance

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2. Quadrilles were first introduced in France, about the year 1760

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3. They were then performed by two couples, as the figures first used in the French Quadrilles only required four persons

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4. Quadrilles synonyms, Quadrilles pronunciation, Quadrilles translation, English dictionary definition of Quadrilles

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5. Quadrilles were originally performed by two couples

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6. The Quadrilles originated in France and were popular throughout the century

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7. Subsequent Quadrilles followed

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8. Quadrilles A curious foursome from London making melodious little songs with some intricate bits and some not so intricate bits Amuse Bouche, released 28 July 2017 1

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9. Simonet's Fashionable Parisian Quadrilles, Performed by the Bands of Messrs

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10. They included Quadrilles (squares), contra dances (using many of the same figures as square dance, but danced by couples in two facing lines -- for example, the Virginia reel), and round dances like the varsovienne, the waltz, and the polka.

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11. Quadrilles; Dances; For orchestra; Scores featuring the orchestra; For piano (arr) For 1 player (arr) Scores featuring the piano (arr) Pages with arrangements; Content is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 License • Page visited 56 times • Powered by MediaWiki • Switch back to classic skin

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12. THE RUSSIAN MAZOURKA Quadrilles Reconstructed and choreographed by Richard Powers, based on a description by Charles Durang in his FASHIONABLE DANCER'S CASKET, Philadelphia 1856 This is the short two-figure version, with many modifications to serve as a performance for an audience

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13. Image 8 of Original schottisch Quadrilles Music for a nation: American sheet music, 1820-1860 Contributor: Emerick, Albert G

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14. Title Quadrilles-- practising at home Names Cruikshank, Robert, 1789-1856 (Associated name) Collection

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15. Quadrilles are a curious fourtet based in London who began writing together in 2009

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16. His father, Johann Strauss the Elder, was a self-taught musician who established a musical dynasty in Vienna, writing waltzes, galops, polkas and Quadrilles

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17. "Quadrilles, La Finale." The New York Public Library Digital Collections.

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18. Payne's Second Set of Quadrilles, with their proper Figures in French & English, including the Celebrated Nouvelle Pastorelle, Directions to each Dance as performed at Almack's & the Nobilities Assemblies

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19. The Quadrilles are My Love She's But A Lassie Yet (Pantalon), The Highland Laddie (L'Ete), Maggie Lawder (La Poule), Jenny Bawbee (La Pastorale), Duncan Grey or Rob Roy Macgregor (La Finale)

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20. Many Quadrilles were produced in the 1820s themed around Scotland, with such names as Scotch, Highland or Caledonian Quadrilles

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21. LANCERS Quadrilles, FIRST FIGURE, THE.AKA - "Duval of Dublin's Second Set." AKA and see "Dorset (La)" English, Lancers' Set.The music is for the first of five figures in "The Lancers," a nineteenth century square dance which flourished alongside the quadrille in the last quarter of the century, and outlived it into the early 20th century.

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22. The Royal Scotch Quadrilles were written by London dancing master Thomas Wilson in response to the (in his opinion, undeserved) success of The Caledonian Quadrilles, which he accurately regarded as French Quadrilles cleverly marketed as Scottish (via a bagpiper on the cover) rather than as truly Scottish style figures.

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23. ‘Dickens, we are told, happily danced a half dozen Quadrilles and thanked his hosts for their ‘affectionate’ greeting.’ ‘‘La Danza del Toro’ (dance of the bull) is a centuries-old quadrille, danced with swords, which re-enacts a folk stow from Mexico's colonial past.’

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24. Johann Strauss: 28 Waltzes, Polkas and Quadrilles (World's Great Classical Music) [Strauss, Johann] on Amazon.com

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25. Johann Strauss: 28 Waltzes, Polkas and Quadrilles (World's Great Classical Music)

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26. 78_lothian-Quadrilles-figure-iii_william-hannah_gbia0025109 Location UK Run time 0:10:34 Scanner Internet Archive Python library 1.7.3 Scanningcenter George Blood, L.P

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27. Listen to music by Quadrilles on Apple Music

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28. Find top songs and albums by Quadrilles including March of the Clowns, £15 Dinners and more.

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29. Music for Quadrilles by Keith Smith and Green Ginger, released 01 March 2005 1

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30. Paine’s 1st Set of Quadrilles - 1

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31. Paine’s 1st Set of Quadrilles - 2

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32. The other piece of music called "Quadrilles" contains the same tunes as this one

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33. "Quadrilles" was published well after Foster's death and is arranged for piano

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34. "Old Folks Quadrilles" was arranged by Foster for The Social Orchestra.

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35. Synonyms for Quadrilles in Free Thesaurus

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36. What are synonyms for Quadrilles?

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37. John Willis advertised six sets of Duval's Quadrilles being available for sale in 1822 (Dublin Weekly Register, 6th April 1822): The Louve or Duval's Sixth Set, with a Grand Millitary Finale, dedicated to the Countess of Errol, the Music by Sir John Stevenson - Price 3s; Duval's Fifth Set, dedicated to his Pupils, in which is the much admired Cage Figure, the Music by

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38. Quadrilles were a popular genre of group dancing in the nineteenth century

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39. Watch the Challenge of the Americas Grand Prix Musical Quadrilles LIVE at 6:15 p.m

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QUADRILLES [kwäˈdril]

NOUN

  • a square dance performed typically by four couples and containing five figures, each of which is a complete dance in itself.
  • a piece of music for a quadrille dance.

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What is the plural of quadrilles?

(plural quadrilles) A dance originating in the mid-1700s with four dancers forming a square, rather much like the modern square dance. The music for this dance. (card games) A Spanish trick-taking card game from the 1700s. A choreographed dressage ride, commonly performed to music, with a minimum of four horses.

What does quadrille mean?

Definition of quadrille. (Entry 1 of 2) 1 : a four-handed variant of ombre popular especially in the 18th century. 2 : a square dance for four couples made up of five or six figures chiefly in ⁶/₈ and ²/₄ time also : music for this dance. quadrille. adjective. Definition of quadrille (Entry 2 of 2)

How to use quadrille in a sentence?

Example Sentences Learn More about quadrille Did You Know? The quadrille, named for its four couples that form the sides of a square, seems to have begun as a French country dance. In the 18th century it became fashionable among the French nobility; as performed by elegantly dressed aristocrats, it became slow and formal.

What is the origin of the quadrille?

The quadrille, named for its four couples that form the sides of a square, seems to have begun as a French country dance. In the 18th century it became fashionable among the French nobility; as performed by elegantly dressed aristocrats, it became slow and formal.

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