- Music In slashed time.
- a period signature when the half-note could be the beat and there are two main beats per measure
- a musical time trademark suggesting two or four half notes to a measure
- With one breve, or four minims, to measure, and sung faster like four crotchets; in fast common time; -- indicated into the time signature by �.
- In songs, a manifestation understood to denote— a species of time which every club includes a breve, or four minims; or a rhythm of two or four beats to a bar, but taken at a rate of motion doubly quickly like the piece were just marked with the sign of typical time. The indication for alla breve time is .
Hypernym for "alla breve"
- time signature
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