noun, plural stret·ti [stret-ee], /ˈstrɛt i/, stret·tos.Music.
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The first and last quartet end with a thoroughly worked-out fugue, complete with stretto and inversions.Life Of Mozart, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Otto Jahn
The chief feature in this brilliant passage is a piling up of the theme in stretto form (see measures 148-153).Music: An Art and a Language|Walter Raymond Spalding
A stretto is a net, and if one is not constantly on the watch, he is caught in its meshes.An American Girl in Munich|Mabel W. Daniels
One of its rules was that every fugue should have a stretto.
The middle-section, the stretto-work, and the powerful ending, give the fugue the right to exist.Contemporary American Composers|Rupert Hughes