Rondo meaning

rŏndō, rŏn-dō
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A musical composition built on the alternation of a principal recurring theme and contrasting episodes.
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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.
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(music) A musical composition, commonly of a lively, cheerful character, in which the first strain recurs after each of the other strains.
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A small, disk-shaped piece of food, especially a single-serving dessert or small piece of candy.
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(botany) A dark-skinned grape, a hybrid of Vitis vinifera with Vitis amurensis and others.
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Origin of rondo

  • Italian rondò from French rondeau rondeau rondeau

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Italian rondo, from French rondeau.

    From Wiktionary