(Typically as a direction) returning to strict tempo.
- The vibraphone offers a misty rendition of the melody after the accordion, followed by a guitar section senza battuta, and then violin a battuta.
- He uncovers another unusual aspect: this is a recitative written and performed ‘a battuta’.
Italian, literally 'to the beating'.
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Syllabification: a bat·tu·ta
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