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(German ˈlɛntlər)
1. (Dancing) an Austrian country dance in which couples spin and clap
2. (Music, other) a piece of music composed for or in the rhythm of this dance, in three-four time
[German, from dialect Landl Upper Austria]
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Noun1.landler - music in triple time for dancing the landler
dance music - music to dance to
2.landler - a moderately slow Austrian country dance in triple time; involves spinning and clapping
contra danse, contradance, contredanse, country dancing, country-dance - a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets or face one another in a line
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In an abrupt, discomfiting change of tone, the movement displays and immense array of landler and Viennese waltzes like in the procession of a carnival," QPO noted.
Reporting was contributed by Declan Walsh from Cairo, Neil MacFarquhar from Moscow, Nicholas Kulish from New York, Eric Schmitt from Washington and Mark Landler from Tokyo.
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Heralded by the whooping horn section, magnificently led by Elspeth Dutch, Mahler's stars really did dance to his rustic landler.
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