fugato

fugato

[foo-gah-toh, fyoo-]
noun, plural fugatos. Music.
a section of a composition that is in fugal style but does not constitute a real fugue.

Origin:
1865–70; < Italian; see fugue, -ate1

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fugato (fjʊˈɡɑːtəʊ)
 
adv, —adj
1.  in the manner or style of a fugue
 
n
2.  a movement, section, or piece in this style
 
[C19: from Italian, from fugare to compose in the style of a fugue]

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