Definition of Duple time

1. Noun. Musical time with two beats in each bar.

Generic synonyms: Musical Time



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Literary usage of Duple time

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1. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"In duple time the number of beats to the measure is divisible by 2 ... There are also 2 subclasses, Compound duple time, and Compound Triple time. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Musical Terms: Containing Upwards of 9,000 English, French by Theodore Baker (1895)
"In duple time the number of beats to the measure is divisible by 2 ... There are also 2 subclasses, Compound duple time, and Compound Triple time. ..."

3. A Study of Metre by Thomas Stewart Omond (1903)
"Duple-time verse, being the more consonant to our speech-habit, ... Nine-tenths of our whole verse, at a rough guess, moves to duple time; to it, therefore, ..."

4. Voice and Song: A Practical Method for the Study of Singing by Joseph Smith (1907)
"simple duple time, each measure containing the equivalent of two quarter-notes. The upper figure of Compound time-signatures is always either 6 ( = two ..."

5. Primitive Music: An Inquiry Into the Origin and Development of Music, Songs by Richard Wallaschek (1893)
"It has often been supposed that the music of savage races is all in regular duple time. The quoted examples, however, prove the contrary. ..."

6. Primitive Music: An Inquiry Into the Origin and Development of Music, Songs by Richard Wallaschek (1893)
"It has often been supposed that the music of savage races is all in regular duple time. The quoted examples, however, prove the contrary. ..."

7. The Musiclover's Handbook: Containing (1) A Pronouncing Dictionary of by John Herbert Clifford (1911)
"Simple duple time is indicated by this sign {p. ... The first compound of Duple time, viz., f time, is often marked ^* and is called Common time, ..."

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