noun see fugue

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Fuguist — Fu guist, n. (Mus.) A musician who composes or performs fugues. Busby. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fuguist — See fugal. * * * …   Universalium

  • fuguist — fugu·ist …   English syllables

  • fuguist — ˈfyügə̇st noun ( s) : one who composes or performs fugues …   Useful english dictionary

  • fugue — noun Etymology: probably from Italian fuga flight, fugue, from Latin, flight, from fugere Date: 1597 1. a. a musical composition in which one or two themes are repeated or imitated by successively entering voices and contrapuntally developed in a …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • fugue — [fyo͞og] n. [Fr < It fuga < L, a flight < fugere: see FUGITIVE] 1. a musical composition for a definite number of parts or voices, in which a subject is announced in one voice, imitated in succession by each of the other voices, and… …   English World dictionary

  • fugue — n. & v. n. 1 Mus. a contrapuntal composition in which a short melody or phrase (the subject) is introduced by one part and successively taken up by others and developed by interweaving the parts. 2 Psychol. loss of awareness of one s identity,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fughist — obs. form of fuguist …   Useful english dictionary

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