The saraband (from the Spanish 'zarabanda') is a dance that apparently appeared in the Spanish colonies during the 16th and 17th centuries, before moving back across the ocean and being adapted by European courts as a slow dance. Though at first considered somewhat indecent, it was later adopted by baroque composers as a standard movement in suites and variations.
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Sarabande con partite in C major, BWV 990 Sarabande in G minor, BWV 839 Sarabande con variazioni, Thême de Händel Sarabande en forme de gaillarde Sarabande et thème varié
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