The courante, corrente, coranto and corant are some of the names given to a
family of triple metre dances from the late Renaissance and the Baroque era.
Feb 8, 2008 ... Courante Dance. mnftaps .... Musical Contexts - Courante in Action - Baroque
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Courante definition, a dance dating back to the 17th century and characterized by
a running or gliding step. See more.
courante (also It. corrente): a well known dance in the 16th century, the courante
became even more important in the 17th. A triple meter dance in binary form, ...
Apr 19, 2007 ... Courante, ( French: “running”) also spelled courant, Italian corrente, court dance
for couples, prominent in the late 16th century and fashionable ...
Jun 22, 2013 ... COURANTE (Ital. Corrente), (1) A dance of French origin, the name of which is
derived from courir, to run. It is in 3-2 time, of rather rapid ...
1 : a dance of Italian origin marked by quick running steps. 2 : music in quick
triple time or in a mixture of <sup>3</sup>⁄2 and <sup>6</sup>⁄4 time. See words that rhyme with courante
courante (plural courantes) ... feminine singular of courant ... “courante” in le
Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French ...
A 16th-century court dance characterized by short advances and retreats. 2.
Music The second movement of the classical baroque suite, typically following
an old, lively French dance with running steps, or the music for this; a stylized
dance of this type used as a movement in a classical suite. Origin of courante.