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fugue

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Music
fuguefugue /fjuːɡ/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 APMa piece of music with a tune that is repeated regularly in different keys by different voices or instruments
Examples from the Corpus
fugueAll three suites contain a fugue, while there is a chaconne in the Second and a passacaglia to end the Third.But how dull a poorly constructed fugue can be.But you can not go from the reed-pipe to the art of fugue in one day.Now he was out of his Richie Quick fugue, he seemed to have a perspective on the City.He is a grammarian, a swordsman, a musician with a predilection for the fugue.In the fugue, at once elated and exhausting, Mullova was staggering technically.
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