Associations to the word «Fugue»


FUGUE, noun. (music) A contrapuntal piece of music wherein a particular melody is played in a number of voices, each voice introduced in turn by playing the melody.
FUGUE, noun. Anything in literature, poetry, film, painting, etc., that resembles a fugue in structure or in its elaborate complexity and formality.
FUGUE STATE, noun. A rare psychiatric disorder characterized by reversible amnesia for personal identity, including the memories, personality and other identifying characteristics of individuality.

Dictionary definition

FUGUE, noun. Dissociative disorder in which a person forgets who they are and leaves home to creates 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.
FUGUE, noun. A dreamlike state of altered consciousness that may last for hours or days.
FUGUE, noun. A musical form consisting of a theme repeated a fifth above or a fourth below its first statement.

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