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battuta

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(It.).

To the beat—same as a tempo, i.e. return to normal speed (after a rallentando or accelerando).

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battuta

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(It.).

To the beat—same as a tempo, i.e. return to normal speed (after a rallentando or accelerando).

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Battuta

David Fallows.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 85 words.

A battuta, like a tempo, means a return to the strict beat. In the scherzo of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony ritmo di tre battute and ritmo di quattro battute designate that the...

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battuta

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 20 words.

To the beat—same as a tempo, i.e. return to normal speed (after a rallentando or accelerando).

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battuta

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 71 words.

a battuta indicates a return to strict time after, for example, a passage ad libitum or a piacere or an

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Ottava battuta

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 33 words.

In two-part counterpoint, the accented approach of the octave from a larger interval and by contrary motion, considered by some theorists to be characteristic of bad Part-writing.

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Ibn Baṭṭūṭa

Yousef Meri.

in Islamic Studies

P ublished online May 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Islam. 2432 words.

Ibn Baṭṭūṭa was a Maghribi Amazighi (Berber) traveler, Mālikī scholar, judge, and ṣūfī from Tangier (in present-day Morocco). He went on a journey that lasted twenty-four years to undertake...

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a battuta

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 11 words.

With the beat, indicating return to strict tempo.

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Battuta, Ibn

John Calvert.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1127 words.

Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Battuta was one of the greatest travelers of the premodern era. Toward the end of his

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battuta <i>noun</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 19 words.

E18 Italian (from battere to beat). Music

The beating of time; a strong beat; the regular beat.

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Ibn Baṭṭūṭa (1304)

Ahmad M. H. Shboul.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 296 words.

more fully Shams al-Dīn Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdallāh, celebrated Arab traveler; born Tangier 1304, died Morocco ca.

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