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Meaning of RUBATO

Pronunciation:  roo'bâtow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a flexible tempo; not strictly on the beat
 

RUBATO is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 See Also: pacing, tempo

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ru*ba"to\, a. [It.]
Robbed; borrowed.

{Temple rubato}. [It.] (Mus.) Borrowed time; -- a term
   applied to a style of performance in which some tones are
   held longer than their legitimate time, while others are
   proportionally curtailed.

 

 

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