For all your dictionary needs!
Tip. You can look up words, expressions, names, titles...
Header of ecossaise



  1. 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.
  2. "Ecossaise" a.k.a. "Écossaise" is a composition.
  3. "Ecossaise" is a composition.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Ecossaise

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewSchubert - An Introduction to His Piano Works (2005)

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 ...

Google previewBelwin Paino Method

Ballet Music from Rosamunde Franz bert * • The Ecossaisc The ECOSSAISE is a country dance which appeared. E.L.2008.

Google previewAnthology of Classical Piano Music

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 ...

Google previewMeet the Great Composers: Repertoire, Book 1

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewKing 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 ...

Google previewUniversity Musical Encyclopedia: University dictionary of music and musicians (1912)

by Louis Charles Elson

for Military Bands ; Polonaise for Military Bands ; Ecossaise for Military Bands; Six Rustic ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Music and Musicians (1890)

(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, ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1921)

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 ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Freemasonry and Its Kindred Sciences ... (1905)

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 ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Encyclopedia (1915)

A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris

Paul, and Denver estab- Garde Ecossaise ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Of Freemasonry And Its Kindred Sciences, Volume 1: A-C

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 ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Ecossaise

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Ecossaise

Click on an item to view that photo:


Scrabble value of E1C3O1S1S1A1I1S1E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine