Definitions for "Cut time"
Keywords:  alla, breve, duple, ''eng, meter
2/2 time, two beats per measure and a half note gets one beat
(Alla Breve)- A time signature indicating two counts in each measure ( 2/2, time signature), the half note gets one count.
A type of duple meter interpreted as 2/2 and indicated as ¢; also called alla breve.
Keywords:  parole
When you're going twice as fast as everyone else in the orchestra.