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date: 21 January 2020

Amener (Fr.: ‘to lead’)locked

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(Fr.: ‘to lead’)

A 17th-century dance in moderate triple metre characterized by six-bar phrases usually grouped into either three-bar units or a four-bar and a two-bar unit. The amener is generally considered to have derived from the branle de Poitou à mener, in which one couple led the other dancers. Its characteristic phrasing is similar to that of the ...

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