Chaconne - Musical Definition

Chaconne - A Dance in triple time with a ground bass. The term is often used interchangeably with the term passacaglia, the two forms being nearly identical.

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Musical examples where the term 'Chaconne'   is used:

Examples include J.S. Bachís Chaconne in D minor from Partita no.2 BWV 1004 and Tomaso Antonio Vitaliís Chaconne.

Other examples of use:

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