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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.]
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]
A piece of instrumental music with a recurring main theme.
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