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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A piece of music in which themes are interwoven through different instrumental parts.

Usage examples (34)
  • The orchestra played a fugue emphasizing the woodwinds and brass sections.
  • And knowing what a fugue is can make you fall in love with Bach.
  • A fugue is a repetition of parts in a musical composition.
  • "And the fugue is a kind of piece where one part pursues the other, --" for more
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