Definition of chaconne
1 : an old Spanish dance tune of Latin American origin
2 : a musical composition in moderate triple time typically consisting of variations on a repeated succession of chords
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A Bach violin chaconne felt, not surprisingly, fresh.
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Origin and Etymology of chaconne
French & Spanish; French chaconne, from Spanish chacona
First Known Use: 1659See Words from the same year
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