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Synonyms for fugue

dissociative disorder in which a person forgets who they are and leaves home to creates a new life

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

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The first of the two movements, a closely argued, energetic sonata-allegro, has occasional echoes of Hindemith; the second, a theme with variations and double fugue, combines contrapuntal techniques of awesome complexity with an emotionally charged, post-romantic style reminiscent of Schoenberg.
A double fugue at the end - and I have trouble with feeding the cat and coping with corn flakes in the early morning.
A good example is the reduction of "Ihr sturzt nieder, Millionen" that follows the double fugue.
His flawless technique delivered quicksilver runs, intelligent and charming clarity in all part-playing and a complex Gigue in which a hair-raising double fugue posed no apparent problems.
There could be no doubting the choir's ability to deal head-on with the double fugues or the Gloria and Credo, achieving notable clarity against the odds.