- a lively dance, of Provençal origin, in which all the dancers join hands and execute various figures.
- the music for this dance.
Origin of farandole
Examples from the Web for farandole
Historical Examples of farandole
Inside the ballroom the orchestra was still playing the farandole.Lorraine
Robert W. Chambers
At last we got on towards the end, and they began the farandole.The Visits of Elizabeth
As in the dance called the farandole, where a number of people join bands and dance in a long line.Contes Franais
Douglas Labaree Buffum
Suddenly a long dancing line formed, a farandole, and it began to run and leap, growing at each twist and turn.The Enemies of Women
Vicente Blasco Ibez
When this rite was ended, the music shifted to a livelier key and straightway a farandole was formed.The Christmas Kalends of Provence
Thomas A. Janvier
- a lively dance in six-eight or four-four time from Provence
- a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance