gigue gigue

Definition(s):

  • (n) music in three-four time for dancing a jig

Usage(s):

  1. At the keyboard, he rocks vigorously in gigue time, his rhinestone-decorated black suede shoes dancing over the pedals.
  2. Everything is a dance ; the chair-song a minuet; the fire-talk a gigue; dragon flies weave to the slow air of a waltz; the teapot chortles in a foxtrot.

News

  • Man Arrested For Playing Violin In Subway Station

    Nevermind the "Showtime!" kids who can and will kick you in the face with their pole-swinging. The NYPD apparently decided that a classically trained violinist was worthy of arrest for disturbing the peace with his shouting and screaming rendition of "Gigue," from the third partita for violin solo by Johann Sebastian Bach. [ more › ]        
    on July 27, 2013     Source: Gothamist

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