Origin of duple
Words nearby duple
How to use duple in a sentence
The Pavan has been mentioned before, as the dance in Duple time which preceded the Galliard which was in a triple rhythm.Shakespeare and Music|Edward W. Naylor
Duple time did not come into general use until the beginning of the fourteenth century.Critical & Historical Essays|Edward MacDowell
Duple (sometimes called even measure, or even time), in which there are two beats, the first one being accented.
The principal compound measures are four-beat and six-beat, both being referred to as compound-duple measures.
In rapid tempi this is always taken as compound duple measure, a dotted quarter note having a beat.