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Evokes the game of gossips or lovers who tease, sulk and reconcile. Ritual dance that originally represented the struggle between summer and winter. It is very popular in Provence and it is a very old dance since Antonius Arena mentions the air in “the low dance” in 1536. One finds Fricassées similar to ours in other regions of France as well as in Catalonia. She is in the repertoire of the Merry Minors since 1919