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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In ancient Greek music: Tempo or pace; rhythmical movement
  • noun Melodic motion upward or downward by successive scale-steps: same as ductus in medieval music. The first use is the more proper.

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  • noun In ancient Greek music: Tempo or pace; rhythmical movement
  • noun Melodic motion upward or downward by successive scale-steps: same as ductus in medieval music

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