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  • proper n. a musical stylistic term principally occurring during the transition from the Baroque to the Classical period, a few decades either side of 1750, which showed more classically simplistic traits in comparison to the highly embellished and texturally complex precedent in the Baroque period.

Etymologies

French galant ("gallant") (Wiktionary)

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