[koo-rahnt; French koo-rahnt] /kʊˈrɑnt; French kuˈrɑ̃t/

noun, plural courantes
[koo-rahnts; French koo-rahnt] /kʊˈrɑnts; French kuˈrɑ̃t/ (Show IPA)
a dance dating back to the 17th century and characterized by a running or gliding step.
a piece of music for or suited to this dance.
Music. a movement following the allemande in the classical suite.
noun (music)
an old dance in quick triple time
a movement of a (mostly) 16th- to 18th-century suite based on this


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