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ron·do

 (rŏn′dō, rŏn-dō′)
n. pl. ron·dos
A musical composition built on the alternation of a principal recurring theme and contrasting episodes.

[Italian rondò, from French rondeau, rondeau; see rondeau.]

rondo

(ˈrɒndəʊ)
n, pl -dos
(Classical Music) a piece of music in which a refrain is repeated between episodes: often constitutes the form of the last movement of a sonata or concerto
[C18: from Italian, from French rondeau]

ron•do

(ˈrɒn doʊ, rɒnˈdoʊ)

n., pl. -dos.
1. a musical form in which a refrain recurs typically four times in the tonic with intervening couplets in contrasting keys.
2. a movement in the form of a rondo.
[1790–1800; < Italian < French rondeau; see rondel]

rondo

A piece of instrumental music with a recurring main theme.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rondo - a musical form that is often the last movement of a sonata
classical, classical music, serious music - traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
Translations

rondo

[ˈrɒndəʊ] N (Mus) → rondó m

rondo

[ˈrɒndəʊ] nrondeau m

rondo

n (Mus) → Rondo nt

rondo

[ˈrɒndəʊ] n (Mus) → rondò m inv
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