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A dance for four people.
- ‘They rounded out the Russian part of the program, which also included the pas de quatre from Sleeping Beauty's Act III.’
- ‘Brown belatedly brought up the rear when a pas de quatre was needed.’
- ‘There is also an upbeat male pas de deux and an energetic male pas de quatre.’
- ‘Taylor had done a similar job on Martha Graham in the pas de quatre plus chair, set to ‘Some Jazz Blues,’ in Oh, You Kid!’
- ‘Actually she was in top form last week and on other evenings her solos as the Fairy of Honour, the Enchanted princess and in the third act pas de quatre were first class.’
French, literally ‘step of four’.
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