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Volta(i) [lavolta, levolto] (It.: ‘turn’; Fr., Ger. Volte)locked

  • Robert Donington

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A dance of Provençal origin popular at court from about 1550 to 1650. It was unique among court dances of the period in that the couples danced in close embrace, and it was known in France from at least the time of Henri II (...

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