Definitions for rubatoruˈbɑ toʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rubato(noun)

    a flexible tempo; not strictly on the beat


  1. rubato(Noun)

    A tempo in which strict timing is relaxed, the music being played near, but not on the beat

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rubato(adj)

    robbed; borrowed

  2. Origin: [It.]


  1. Tempo rubato

    Tempo rubato is a musical term referring to expressive and rhythmic freedom by a slight speeding up and then slowing down of the tempo of a piece at the discretion of the soloist or the conductor. Rubato is an expressive shaping of music that is a part of phrasing.

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  1. bar out

  2. outbar

  3. tabour

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