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Georg Philipp Telemann

The "Gigue" is Up!

“Gigue” is the French word for jig — a lively dance in triple time. The jig started out as folk dance in Ireland, Scotland, and northern England, before finding its way into classical music.

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Gigue from Suite in D
Canon and Gigue
Images: Gigues
St. Paul’s Suite
Cello Suite #1
Gigue
Gigue
A Jigge Ye First
The Queen’s Jigg
Irish Washerwoman
Gigue from Suite in D
Canon and Gigue
Images: Gigues
St. Paul’s Suite
Cello Suite #1
Gigue
Gigue
A Jigge Ye First
The Queen’s Jigg
Irish Washerwoman

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#1. A jig is a lively dance that came from the British Isles.

#2. Composers in the Baroque era wrote jigs that were meant for listening rather than dancing.

#3. In Shakespeare's day, the word JIG meant a song that poked fun at something.

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