An 18th century dance. Also a figure used in our present day Barn dances.The allemande
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Emilio de Cavalieri is an Italian composer, organist, choreographer, dancer, and voice teacher. Cavalieri composed for the Medici court in Florence and was a contemporary of Caccini and Peri. It is most likely that Cavalieri was the inventor of the "Rappresentatione" which were staged works and antecedents to the opera .