Courante


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Courante

 

a court dance of the 16th and 17th centuries, popular in many European countries (including Russia). In the 16th century the dance was in 2/4 time (step and hop), but eventually acquired a triple meter; the movements took on a sliding character, and the courante became a ceremonial, smooth dance-procession. The courante was one of the dances in the instrumental (dance) suites of such composers as J. F. Rameau and J. S. Bach.

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20r [#55]: Courante De Mr de Chambonniere (d minor) [=Bauyn I, #33]
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In the manner of Michael Nyman, Law deems it necessary to invoke the Bach Partita as structural harness, subtitling the six movements Ouveture, Courante, Aria, Burlesque, Sarabande and Gigue.
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