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Definition and background:

Statement of a melody in longer note values, often twice as slow as the original. lengthening of note values used in a theme to alter the melody without changing the pitches

For more information on the music term "Augmentation" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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