triple fugue


Definition of triple fugue

: a musical fugue (see fugue entry 1 sense 1b) in which three subjects (see subject entry 1 sense 3f) are treated both separately and simultaneously

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First Known Use of triple fugue

1801, in the meaning defined above

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“Triple fugue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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