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alla breve

Saltos de línea: alla breve
Pronunciación: /ˌalə ˈbreɪvi
, ˈbrɛveɪ/

Definición de alla breve en inglés:


A time signature indicating two or four minim beats in a bar.
Example sentences
  • All the alla breve movements of the Mass really are played here alla breve.
  • Another scherzo arabesque contrasts with the sombre seventh canon, which in turn joins on to the alla breve variation.
  • The Fuga alla breve appears at the end of Part I, suggesting that it serves as the capstone of the ‘basic course.’


Italian, literally 'according to the breve'.

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