quadruple time

quadruple time

noun Music.
1.
a measure consisting of four beats or pulses with accent on the first and third.
2.
the rhythm created by use of this measure.

Origin:
1895–1900

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quadruple time
 
n
musical time in which there are four beats in each bar

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