double fugue


Definition of double fugue

: a musical fugue (see fugue entry 1 sense 1b) with two subjects (see subject entry 1 sense 3f) that are treated both separately and simultaneously

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First Known Use of double fugue

circa 1708, in the meaning defined above

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“Double fugue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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