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Definition and background:

a slow dance movement which originated in Germany but then, during the baroque period, became established as the first movement of a suite. also refers to a specific step in square dancing, and is sometimes used incorrectly to refer to a German folk dance

For more information on the music term "Allemand" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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