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equale, equali (Old It.).
1. Equal.

2. 18th-cent. term for a funeral qt. of instr. of the same kind, usually tbs.; or mus. for such, e.g. Beethoven's 3 Equali (1812) in D minor, D major, and B major, 2 of which, with vocal parts added by Seyfried, were perf. at Beethoven's funeral.