Origin of fugal
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This is the best part of it—a fugal Gloria, ending with a pedal-point.The Nebuly Coat
John Meade Falkner
First one commencing with chords, after which, fugal imitation.
And, besides, Kuhnau prided himself on the fugal character of his sonatas.
His counterpoint has a freedom and spontaneity not to be found in the music of the later contrapuntal, fugal, arithmetical school.Purcell
John F. Runciman
This is suddenly changed to the guise of a fugal theme, with new close, that starts a maze of disputation.
- of, relating to, or in the style of a fugue
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Word Origin and History for fugal
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