Definition of Pavans

1. pavan [n] - See also: pavan



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pavans

pausings
pautovite
pauxi
pauxis
pav
pav bhaji
pavache
pavaches
pavage
pavages
pavais
pavaises
pavan
pavane
pavanes
pavans (current term)
pave
pave the way
paved
paved surface
pavee
paveed
pavees
pavement
pavement-pizza
pavement artist
pavement cell
pavement cells
pavement epithelium
pavement pizza

Literary usage of Pavans

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The history of the violin, and other instruments played on with the bow from by William Sandys, Simon Andrew Forster (1864)
"A short time before this, John Dowland published, "Lacrimae, or Seaven Teares figured in Seaven passionate pavans, with divers other pavans, ..."

2. The History of the Violin: And Other Instruments Played on with the Bow from by William Sandys, Simon Andrew Forster (1864)
"A short time before this, John Dowland published, " Lacrimae, or Seaven Teares figured in Seaven passionate pavans, with divers other pavans, ..."

3. A Dictionary of Music and Musicians (A.D. 1450-1880) by John Alexander Fuller-Maitland, George Grove (1880)
"In masquerades, pavans were played as processional music, and were similarly used at weddings and religious ceremonies. Like all early dances, the Pavan was ..."

4. An Elizabethan Virginal Book: Being a Critical Essay on the Contents of a by Edward Woodall Naylor (1905)
"Many of these pavans and Galliards are curiously named, sometimes after persons, to whom perhaps they were " dedicated," to use our modern phrase. ..."

5. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove, John Alexander Fuller-Maitland (1907)
"In masquerades, pavans were played as processional music, and were similarly used at weddings and religious ceremonies. Like all early dances, the Pavan was ..."

6. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"There are In Nomines, fantasies, and pavans in British Museum Additional MSS. 17792-6 ; pavans and galliards in Additional MSS. 30826-8 ; and five pieces ..."

7. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"Thus Morley, in the same part of the work just mentioned, speaks of the desirableness of alternating pavans and Galliards ; since the first was 'a kind of ..."

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