Origin of courante
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How to use courante in a sentence
A French courante differed from the Italian, and certain dances were taken at different tempi in different countries.Critical & Historical Essays|Edward MacDowell
After the Pavane came the Courante, a court dance performed on tiptoe with slightly jumping steps and many bows and curtseys.
During this time also the ceremonial ball (with all its elaborate detail of courante, minuet and saraband) was cultivated.
That thought had been growing, and the gavotte, the courante, the pavane becoming rehearsals.The Confounding of Camelia|Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Courante′, Courant′, an old dance with a kind of gliding step.