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Definition and background:

An early 19th century ballroom dance for four or more couples. music of which was usually adapted from popular melodies of the day. the quadrille was one of the most popular ball-room dances of the 19th century, generally in a brisk duple metre

For more information on the music term "Quadrille" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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