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two-four

noun
  1. Canadian informal a box containing 24 bottles of beer
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  • The first part of it—an allegro in two-four time in A minor—was ringing in his head.

    Musicians of To-Day

    Romain Rolland

  • Allegretto energicamente, two-four, a merry, quick-step movement of two eight-bar periods.

    Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work

    Stephen Samuel Stratton

  • The second movement, Andantino con brio, in two-four measure is as bright and sparkling as the corresponding movement in No. 3.

    Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work

    Stephen Samuel Stratton

  • It may be observed that the movements in two-four measure have much of the spirit of Haydn's Allegros.

    Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work

    Stephen Samuel Stratton

  • The slow movement immediately ensues, Adagio Cantabile, D major, two-four rhythm.

    Nicolo Paganini: His Life and Work

    Stephen Samuel Stratton