saraband
or sarabande noun Etymology: French sarabande, from Spanish zarabanda Date: 1616 1. a stately court dance of the 17th and 18th centuries resembling the minuet 2. the music for the saraband in slow triple time with accent on the second beat

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  • Saraband — Sar a*band, n. [F. sarabande, Sp. zarabanda, fr. Per. serbend a song.] A slow Spanish dance of Saracenic origin, to an air in triple time; also, the air itself. [1913 Webster] She has brought us the newest saraband from the court of Queen Mab.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saraband — англ. [са/рэбэнд] sarabanda ит., исп. [сараба/нда] sarabande фр. [сараба/нд], нем. [сараба/ндэ] сарабанда …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • Saraband —    Comédie dramatique d Ingmar Bergman, avec Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Börje Ahlstedt, Julia Dufvenius.   Pays: Suède   Date de sortie: 2004   Technique: Couleurs   Durée: 1 h 47    Résumé    À quatre vingt six ans, le maître suédois… …   Dictionnaire mondial des Films

  • saraband — (also sarabande) ► NOUN ▪ a slow, stately Spanish dance in triple time. ORIGIN Spanish and Italian zarabanda …   English terms dictionary

  • saraband — [sar′ə band΄] n. [Fr sarabande < Sp zarabanda < ?] 1. a graceful, stately, slow Spanish dance in triple time, developed from an earlier lively dance 2. a stylized dance of this type used as a movement in a classical suite …   English World dictionary

  • Saraband — For the Baroque dance and its corresponding musical form, see Sarabande. For the 1948 film, see Saraband for Dead Lovers. Saraband Swedish release poster Directed by …   Wikipedia

  • saraband — noun A slow Spanish dance of Saracenic origin, to an air in triple time; also, the air itself. She has brought us the newest saraband from the court of Queen Mab …   Wiktionary

  • saraband — n. slow Spanish court dance; music accompanying a saraband dance …   English contemporary dictionary

  • saraband — /sar euh band /, n. 1. a slow, stately Spanish dance, esp. of the 17th and 18th centuries, in triple meter, derived from a vigorous castanet dance. 2. a piece of music for or using the rhythm of this dance, usually forming one of the movements in …   Universalium

  • Saraband — Sa|ra|bạnd, Serabend, der; [s], s [pers.]: handgeknüpfter, vorwiegend rot od. blaugrundiger Perserteppich mit charakteristischer Palmwedelmusterung …   Universal-Lexikon

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