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Minuet

(1) A popular seventeenth- and eighteenth-century dance in moderate triple meter; (2) a movement in a sonata, symphony, etc., based on this dance.

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Sarabande

A Baroque dance in slow triple meter, with a secondary accent on the second beat.

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Suite

A piece consisting of a series of dances.

4

Gigue

A Baroque dance in a lively compound meter.

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Binary Form

A musical form having two different sections; AB form.

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Trio

(1) A piece for three instruments of singers; (2) the second, or B section of a minuet movement, scherzo, etc.

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What is the standard form for a Baroque dance?

Binary.

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With shorter dances in the Baroque era, composers tended to group them in pairs of the same type, with the first coming back after the second, resulting in a large scale ___ form.

ABA.

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Give the general form of a minuet:

A (aabb) B (ccdd) A (ab).

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Ternary Form

A three-part musical form in which the last section repeats the first; ABA form.

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String Quartet

An instrumental group consisting of two violins, viola, and cello; or a piece composed for this group; or the four players themselves.

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Chamber Music

Music played by small groups, such as a string quartet or a piano trio.

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