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fixed forms

noun

group of forms, especially in medieval france, in which the poetic structure determines musical repetitions see also ballade, rondeau, virelai

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Did You Know?

Did you know that time signature means a fraction-like symbol at the beginning of a composition containing a number on top and a number on the bottom (like 4/4). The top number tells the number of beats or counts in each measure and the bottom note tells what note (quarter note, eighth note, etc.) gets the beat.?