alla breve

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a musical time signature indicating two or four half notes to a measure

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Alla breve presentazione dei curatori in lingua inglese, segue il saggio, sempre in inglese, di John Foot, La gente e il buon costume: Lucchino Visconti's "Rocco e i suoi fratelli".
11.30am Matins, Stanford in C, Listen sweet dove - Ives, Voluntary: Alla Breve - J S Bach.
A firmer conclusion is that for Brahms, alla breve metres do not necessarily indicate fast speeds.
Although teachers have traditionally turned to fugues from the Well-Tempered Clavier or the Sinfonias to meet this demand, the three alla breve variations are probably better.
There are occasional small problems of intonation (during the alla breve section of Wilhelm Friedemann Bach's G-major duet, for example) and one wishes that Arthur Fiacco's cello were better recorded on Carl Philipp Emanuel's trio sonata, but overall this is a thoroughly enjoyable sampling of the chamber music of history's most famous musical family.
Alla breve introduzione segue un capitolo, "La narrativa palumbiana," nel quale vengono esplicitati e spiegati, con l'ausilio del primo racconto dell'autore, i suoi modelli narrativi, stilistici e formali, formule e strategie nate dalla meditazione sull'esperienza del vivere quotidiano ed elaborati formalmente anche attraverso la corrispondenza ed il confronto ideologico con Elio Vittorini.
Fixed note values for each band seems to be implied by the evidence of Vetulus in the middle of the 14th century, the terms integer valor in the 15th century, the terms alla breve and alla semibreve in the 16th century, and the evidence of the 17th century.