Definition of double fugue in English:

double fugue

Syllabification: dou·ble fugue


  • A fugue with two subjects, each similarly treated.
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    • Fugues and double fugues, chorales and double-choruses swirl around, as Taneyev takes stock of both Bach and his historical significance.
    • Never has the concluding double fugue been played with such clarity and musical sensitivity.
    • Diamond gives us, in fact, two fugues, one as the peroration of the first movement and the second (a double fugue) a summing up of the entire sonata.

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