having certain notes arbitrarily lengthened while others are correspondingly shortened, or vice versa.
noun, plural rubatos, rubati
[roo-bah-tee; Italian roo-bah-tee] /ruˈbɑ ti; Italian ruˈbɑ ti/ (Show IPA)
a rubato phrase or passage.
a rubato performance.
in a rubato manner.
noun (pl) -tos
flexibility of tempo in performance
to be played with a flexible tempo
verb (used with object), rubbed, rubbing. 1. to subject the surface of (a thing or person) to pressure and friction, as in cleaning, smoothing, polishing, coating, massaging, or soothing: to rub a table top with wax polish; to rub the entire back area. 2. to move (something) back and forth or with a rotary motion, […]
noun 1. Also called India rubber, natural rubber, gum elastic, caoutchouc. a highly elastic solid substance, light cream or dark amber in color, polymerized by the drying and coagulation of the latex or milky juice of rubber trees and plants, especially Hevea and Ficus species. 2. a material made by chemically treating and toughening this […]
noun 1. a narrow, circular or oblong band of rubber, used for holding things together, as papers or a box and its lid. noun 1. a continuous loop of thin rubber, used to hold papers, etc, together Also called elastic band
- Rubber-base paint
[ruhb-er-beys] /ˈrʌb ərˌbeɪs/ noun 1. latex paint.