Chaconne/Passacaille

1) Definitions
Chaconne and Passacaille – Oxford

2) Common Step Units: Chaconne, Passacaille

3) Choreography

Chaconne pour une femme – Phaeton (1704)

Passacaille de Persée

4) Music Examples

Chaconnes:

Lully – Chaconne de Phaëton

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De Lalande – Chaconne

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Lully – Chaconne des Scaramouches -Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme (1670)

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Handel – Prelude and Chaconne from Terpsichore.m4a

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Passacailles:

Lully – Passacaille from Persée

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Lully- Passacaille d’Armide.m4a

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Biber – Passacaglia from Harmonia artificioso-ariosa.m4a

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5) Scores

Chaconne and Passacaille bass patterns

Chaconne from Phaëton score

Passacaille de Persée score