dance form

  1. the binary form used in most of the movements of the 18th-century suite.

Words Nearby dance form Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use dance form in a sentence

  • Passepied (B flat major) "pour Madame Redwen," short and simple, but very neat and graceful, and quite in dance form.

  • Each national dance form has something more than a rhythm—it has an atmosphere.

    Great Pianists on Piano Playing | James Francis Cooke
  • His tone-poems in the dance form (especially his mazurkas and polonaises) receive an unusual charm from their national colouring.

    Frederic Chopin, v. 1 (of 2) | Moritz Karasowski
  • She has been highly successful in compositions in dance form, managing these without a suggestion of the trivial.

    The Pianolist | Gustav Kobb
  • The "Invitation to the Dance," moreover, was the first salon piece idealized from a popular dance form.