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Want to know where some of the dances in Strictly Come Dancing come from? Take a look at our guide to dance in classical music, featuring historical dances all the way up to today.
This light and nimble dance is the equivalent of an Italian 'Scherzo' (literally 'joke') and is rather similar to the Gavotte. The most famous example of a Badinerie is in Bach's Orchestral Suite and, strangely, is a popular mobile phone ringtone. Here he is in his dancing shoes.
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