Where does the gavotte originate from?
It originates from J.S. Bach, a music writer, who writes many pieces allied gavotte.
Answer The gavotte is a French folk dance, taking its name from the Gavot people of the Pays de Gap region of Dauphiné, where the dance originated. It is notated in 4/4 or 2/2 time and is of moderate tempo, in the structure of the binary form. It has an anacrusis. Typical instruments include the string family (violin, viola, cello, double bass), and also oboes, flutes and bassoons. Solos were usually played with the harpsichord…
gavotte originated as a French folk dance, called after the Gavot people of the Pay de Gap region of France. Gavottes can be accompanied a solo singer, by one instrument or a group, violin, drum or bagpipe. It became popular in the court of Louis X1V, thus composers of the baroque period incorporated this music in their own, Bach for example would be the best known