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Alla breve or cut time

Definition and background:

This symbol represents 2/2 time, indicating two half-notes (or equivalent) per measure.

For more information on the music term "Alla breve or cut time" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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