Definition of notes inégales in English:

notes inégales

Line breaks: notes in¦égales
Pronunciation: /ˌnəʊts ɪneɪˈɡɑːl


(In baroque music) notes performed by convention in an uneven rhythm though notated as equal in the score.
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  • The preface tells us that he avoided the use of tempo rubato, notes inégales in scale passages, and ritardandos at cadence points.


French, literally 'unequal notes'.

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