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rondo (It., properly spelt rondó). Round. Form of comp., usually instr., in which one section intermittently recurs. By Mozart's day it was the usual form for the last movt. of a conc. or sonata. Frequent pattern is ABACADA etc., A being the recurring rondo theme and B, C, and D contrasting episodes. Mozart and Beethoven combined this with sonata form into a sonata-rondo. Strauss's Till Eulenspiegel is designated a rondo. The term is also sometimes used in opera for an aria with a slow section followed by a faster one.

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rondo (rŏn´dō, rŏndō´), instrumental musical form in which the opening section is repeated after each succeeding section containing contrasting thematic material. The complex rondeau of French keyboard music of the 17th cent., related to the poetic form, the rondel, was the most frequently occurring form. It was the predecessor of the 18th-century rondo, which became the usual concluding movement of the classical sonata.

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ron·do / ˈrändō; ränˈdō/ • n. (pl. -dos) a musical form with a recurring leading theme, often found in the final movement of a sonata or concerto.

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rondo (mus.) piece in which a return is continually made to the principal subject. XVIII. — It. — F. rondeau (see prec.).

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