Definition of notes inégales in English:

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notes inégales

Pronunciation: /ˌnəʊts ɪneɪˈɡɑːl/

plural noun

(In baroque music) notes performed by convention in an uneven rhythm though notated as equal in the score.
Example sentences
  • 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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