Definition of fantasia
1 : a free usually instrumental composition not in strict form
2a : a work (such as a poem or play) in which the author's fancy roves unrestrictedb : something possessing grotesque, bizarre, or unreal qualities
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The evening-length work — which Moran, Muldrow and an instrumental ensemble performed Friday night in Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center — amounted to a kind of fantasia on Mingus compositions, interspersed with original work.
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