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Jig

A slang term for positive momentum.
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57) Although Telemann's orchestral suites include about two dozen gigues and canaries, both dances are rare among his concertos, sonatas and keyboard works.
The last movement, a gigue, churned up traditional Irish lilt (it seemed, momentarily, the five fellows from Celtic Thunder might come out from behind the back curtain), ever accelerating into a captivating wind-up.
All the songs are designated for high voice except for "Dansons la gigue," which is marked for baritone.
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.
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
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).
used in the Gigue of the first `French' Suite (1724) and in the D major Fugue from book 1 of Das wohltemperirte Clavier (1722) with the more precise ?