Definition of triple time in English:

triple time

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noun

[mass noun]
  • Musical time with three beats to the bar: seven bars in triple time
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    • Anthems written for the Chapel Royal at this time make much use of jaunty dotted rhythms in triple time, with accompaniments, ritornellos, and overtures for violins.
    • A gentle and lyrical andantino in triple time with a lilting rhythm and an emotional central section ended intimately, in stillness.
    • The second issue, the interpretation of time signatures and the relationship between duple and triple time, is more controversial.

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