A lively baroque dance originating from the English

Gigue is a dance form that widely used in classical music. It was a lively and cheerful dance that originated in England, , and became popular in European court dances in the 16th and 17th centuries. Gigue is typically in 6/8 time and usually written in fugal style.

Example of Gigue

Young Hilary Hahn plays Bach (Gigue in d minor)

Writer: Frankie Chan