Amener (Fr.: ‘to lead’)
(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 ...