a measure consisting of four beats or pulses with accent on the first and third.
the rhythm created by use of this measure.
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Origin of quadruple time
First recorded in 1895–1900
Words nearby quadruple time
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British Dictionary definitions for quadruple time
musical time in which there are four beats in each bar
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