triple time


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triple time

n. Music
A time or rhythm having three beats to the measure. Also called triple measure.

tri′ple-time′ adj.
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triple time

n
(Music, other) musical time with three beats in each bar
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Noun1.triple time - musical time with three beats in each bar
musical time - (music) the beat of musical rhythm
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Translations

triple time

n (Mus) → Dreiertakt m
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References in classic literature ?
The movement was obliged to be in triple time; the rest was ad libitum.
In triple time, the first beat (downbeat) is the strongest, with the second and third lighter or less clear (Scholes & Nagley, 2011).
As a Scottish folk dance in duple time, the reel stands in stark contrast to the triple time hornpipe, a 'uniquely English dance' that 'centred in Derbyshire, Lancashire, and Nottingham'.
The Triple Time had fished the day before our trip, and caught a blue marlin, as well as lots of dolphin.
Parking wardens have a tough job to do and their actions are normally justified, but their double or triple time that they are seeking as wages for working the Jubilee bank holiday should be sourced from streets where there is a congestion and traffic issue and where events on the day would have been taking place.
While Chretien was in Kelowna he would bring RCMP members from across BC to do the security at double and triple time plus their expenses.
You can't just have a day's strike and then agree to triple time to go do the work you would have done on the day of the strike.
"The ASLEF leadership is tearing up long-standing agreements that cover pay and annual leave and demanding even more- triple time and another day off," he said.
"We have made every effort to resolve this issue with the Aslef leadership, which has refused to attend talks at Acas to discuss its claim for triple time and a day in lieu for its members."
He also gets triple time for working on a Sunday and a case of beer every Friday.
In Triple Time, a dense, ambitious work that won the Drue Heinz Literature Prize and the L.
Among other things, employees want to be paid triple time on holidays, according to PASYXE.