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equale [ aequale] (Lat., ‘equal’; It.: eguale). 

The Oxford Companion to Music
Jane BellinghamJane Bellingham

A work in which instruments or voices of the same type play each part (see equal voices). In Austria during the 18th century and the early 19th the term denoted a type of short piece played, usually by four trombones, at a funeral service. ... ...

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