noun, plural cha·connes [sha-kawnz, -konz, shah-; French sha-kawn] /ʃæˈkɔnz, -ˈkɒnz, ʃɑ-; French ʃaˈkɔn/.
- chacoan peccary,
- chacun à son goût,
- chad, lake,
Origin of chaconne
Examples from the Web for chaconne
"Write me the music of a chaconne, Monsieur Gluek," said the god of dancing.
When he played his solo in that second Chaconne of Bach's, you could scarcely believe it was only one violin.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Do you think the Greeks, whose manners we are endeavoring to depict, knew what a chaconne was?
She played the first five of the thirty-two variations of the Chaconne; then she stopped.The Devourers|Annie Vivanti Chartres
Vestris deeply regretted that the opera was not terminated by a piece they called a chaconne, in which he displayed all his power.