Rigodon de honor music
Rigodon de Honor or Rigoon Royale (reeh-goh-DOHN-deh-oh-NOHR) This elegant dance was brought to the Philippines by the Filipinos who returned from their travels abroad during the Spanish era. This dance takes its name from its opening performances at formal affairs such as Author: Cathy. STEPS, MUSIC AND ATTIRE. More than being just a dance, the Rigodon de Honor is can be likened to a parade, where the men parade around, or show-off the women (their partners). Even though the music of the Rigodon (a.k.a. the quadrille) has a festive tune . First Basic Rigodon Steps. The steps of the Rigodon are meant to be performed gracefully and elegantly; participants should have excellent posture and complete their steps crisply and almost rigidly. In the Rigodon de Honor, couples usually stand in a square and each couple starts by facing the couple across from them.