Music a composition or movement, often the last movement of a sonata, having its principal theme stated three or more times in the same key, interposed with subordinate themes
Origin of rondoItalian from French rondeau: see rondeau
A musical composition built on the alternation of a principal recurring theme and contrasting episodes.
Origin of rondoItalian rondò from French rondeau rondeau ; see rondeau .
- (music) A musical composition, commonly of a lively, cheerful character, in which the first strain recurs after each of the other strains.
- A small, disk-shaped piece of food, especially a single-serving dessert or small piece of candy.
- (botany) A dark-skinned grape, a hybrid of Vitis vinifera with Vitis amurensis and others.