proposta

noun
pro·​pos·​ta | \ prə-ˈpō-stə \

Definition of proposta

: the subject (see subject entry 1 sense 3f) of a musical fugue (see fugue entry 1 sense 1b) Here the proposta is unchanged but the risposta is altered.

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First Known Use of proposta

circa 1903, in the meaning defined above

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“Proposta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/proposta. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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