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- Ecossaise a.k.a. Écossaise is a type of contra dance in a Scottish style that was popular in France and Great Britain at the end of the 18th century and at the beginning of the 19th. The écossaise was usually danced in 2/4 time.
- "Ecossaise" a.k.a. "Écossaise" is a composition.
- music by Johann Nepomuk Hummel
- "Ecossaise" is a composition.
- also known as D.158
- music by Franz Schubert
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Intermediate to Early Advanced Piano Collection by Franz Schubert, Margery Halford
The ecossaise is an energetic dance in 2/4 time. Although the French word ecoSSaise means Scotch, compositions with this title seem to have no connection with Scottish dancing. The Bohemian composer, Worzichek, seemed to have been ...
Ballet Music from Rosamunde Franz bert * • The Ecossaisc The ECOSSAISE is a country dance which appeared. E.L.2008.
Intermediate to Early Advanced Works by 36 Composers by Maurice Hinson
The ecossaise is a type of contredanse that was very popular in France in the late 18th century and was related to the British country dance. The origin of the name is a mystery since there appears to be nothing Scottish about the character of ...
by Maurice Hinson, June C. Montgomery
An ecossaise is a type of contredance in duple time. The French word means " Scottish" and the origin of the name is a mystery, since there is nothing Scottish about the character or the music. Beethoven provided humor in this piece by placing ...
The International Cyclopedia (1892)
A Compendium of Human Knowledge by Harry Thurston Peck
The modern ecossaise is a species of contredansc (q.v.). Schubert wrote several ecossaises for the pianoforte. ECOUTE8 (Fr. eeouter, to listen), in military operations connected ...
by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams
The modern ecossaise is a species of contredanse in quick 2-4 time. Schubert wrote several 6cos- saises for the piano. ECRASETJR, a'kra'zSr' (Fr.. crusher). A long steel instrument, invented by a French surgeon Chassaignac, and consisting ...
The International Cyclopædia (1900)
A Compendium of Human Knowledge. Revised with Large Additions by Harry Thurston Pech, Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson
ECOSSAISE, a dance of Scottish origin. It was written in 3-2 or 2-4 time, and played upon the bag-pipes. The modern ecossaise is a species of coutredause. bee ...
King and His Navy and Army (1903)
Paille Ecossaise is a leading vogue in the chapeaux galère. This, as its name denotes, is a twisted plait introducing blue, red, and black as its dominant note. So ornamental a straw as this proves itself to be requires but little extraneous aid in ...
by Louis Charles Elson
for Military Bands ; Polonaise for Military Bands ; Ecossaise for Military Bands; Six Rustic ...
(A.D. 1450-1889) by Sir George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland
ECOSSAISE. A dance, as its name implies, of Scotch origin. It was at first accompanied by the bagpipes, and in its original form was in 3-2 or 2-4 time. The modern Ecossaise, however, is a species of contredanse in quick 2-4 time, ...
A Comprehensive Reference Book
Garde Ecossaise Gardiner with towers and entered by ten gates. Pop. about 8000. (gård ā-kos-āz), Garde Ecossaise £ guard in the service of the kings of France, first instituted on a regular footing by Charles VII, who in 145.3 selected a ...
Containing Also an Addendum, Giving the Results of Subsequent Study, Research and Discovery to the Present Time, and a Self-pronouncing Dictionary by Albert Gallatin Mackey, Charles Thompson McClenachan
There was a fifth degree added in 1817 —by some modern writers called “ Female elect,” – Sublime Dame Ecossaise, or Sovereign Illustrious Dame Ecossaise; but it seems to be a recent and not generally adopted innovation. At all events, it ...
A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris
Paul, and Denver estab- Garde Ecossaise ...
by Albert G. Mackey
Then the Lodge La Jerusalem Ecossaise decided to pass on to action. Its order of the day, the program or agenda for the Communication of May 8, 1891, bore among the items a "Project of Constituting Mixed Lodges." The proposition was ...
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