Category Archives: Chaconne

Chaconne (chacona, ciaccona, chacony) originally a fiery and suggestive dance that appeared in Spain about 1600 and eventually gave its name to a musical form. The musical form of the chaconne consists of a set of continuous variations upon a ground bass.

Chaconne in F major, HWV 485 (George Frideric Handel)




George Frideric Handel (February 23, 1685 – April 14, 1759)

George Frideric Handel (February 23, 1685 – April 14, 1759)

Chaconne in F major, HWV 485 (George Frideric Handel). At the bottom of the page, you can download free sheet music as gif images