The pavane (or pavana) is an European dance that can be traced to the 16th century in Europe. Evidence suggest that the music accompanying the first pavanes was of a moderate to fast tempo, but it was slowed down as it was adopted for solely artistic purposes. As a musical genre, pavanes are usually written in 2/4 or 2/2, in a ternary form, and using a homophonic accompaniment.
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