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Galliard

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BACKGROUND

Information: 1581-1602, "The age of the galliard."

Galliard is a form of Renaissance dance and music popular all over Europe in the 16th century. It is a lively dance in triple time for two people, including complicated turns and steps.

Translation: Lively

Pronunciation: GAEL-jerd

Region: Europe


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