A Courante often follows the allemande in Baroque suites. Courante in French or corrente in Italian means running. The dance has a fast tempo and uses 3/2 or 6/4 time signatures. This courante is written in 3/4.

Courante from the French Suite No. 2 in C minor BWV 813 by J. S. Bach (binary form):

Gregorio Szames, piano. Recording courtesy of Piano Society and Gregorio Szames.

Harmonic Analysis

Part A

Part B




    
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