Fugue - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fjuːɡ|  American pronunciation of the word fugue
Brit.  |fjuːɡ|  British pronunciation of the word fugue

noun

- dissociative disorder in which a person forgets who they are and leaves home to create a new life; during the fugue there is no memory of the former life; after recovering there is no memory for events during the dissociative state
- a dreamlike state of altered consciousness that may last for hours or days
- a musical form consisting of a theme repeated a fifth above or a fourth below its first statement

Examples

Can you transpose this fugue into G major?

Word forms

noun
singular: fugue
plural: fugues
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