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Try to avoid shivering as you listen to Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D minor” — a stormy organ piece that’s become standard for horror films.

Next, because the continuation of a phrase also needs to follow a certain musical form, whether it’s a scherzo, trio or fugue, the AI needed to learn Beethoven’s process for developing these forms.

Years earlier, Elena fell into a possible fugue state and has no memory of six months of her life.

By day, she muddles through in a depressive fugue, for reasons the movie will make clear later.

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Research has shown that a fugue state may be induced by intensely emotional or stressful events.

Green, however, said: “They can no more be separated than the voices of a fugue.”

The guy showed up with a giant bottle of OxyContin that he had stolen from his mother and I slipped right back into a fugue state.

The sonnet is a sort of poetical fugue in which the theme ought to pass and repass until its final resolution in a given form.

I went down to the little parlor and tried the fugue on the piano, but could not remember the portion in question.

The music of the four-part fugue entered into him more deeply, and he began to hum its little phrases.

But like the theme in a fugue this loud tranquil recurrent need to Express me transcends them all.

It is customary to describe the music as a fugue, and, if that is so, no more unfugue-like fugue was ever penned.


On this page you'll find 54 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fugue, such as: blackout, and stupor.

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