double

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[English, ]
1. Twofold. This is seen in terms such as double flat (two flats), or double bass (sounding an octave lower than notated).

2. An old name for a variation used mainly by baroque composers such as George Frederic Handel, Dominico Scarlatti, etc.

See Also

[German] doppelt ()
[German] doppel ()
[Italian] doppio ()

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Last Updated: 2013-02-14 14:03:41