[doo-puhl, dyoo-]
having two parts; double; twofold.
Music. having two or sometimes a multiple of two beats in a measure: duple meter.

1535–45; < Latin duplus double

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duple (ˈdjuːpəl)
1.  a less common word for double
2.  music (of time or music) having two beats in a bar
[C16: from Latin duplus twofold, double]

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It was set to a lively duple meter was accompanied by the guitar, and often included musical improvisation.
In the duple, the bells and the clapper go alternately.
Demonstrate conducting patterns including duple and triple meter.
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