Origin of fugal
Examples from the Web for fugal
First one commencing with chords, after which, fugal imitation.
Next we have a fugal movement, like the preceding one, in common time; lastly, one in six-eight time.
This is the best part of it—a fugal Gloria, ending with a pedal-point.The Nebuly Coat|John Meade Falkner
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