Stretto



noun, plural stretti
[stret-ee] /ˈstrɛt i/ (Show IPA), strettos. Music.
1.
the close overlapping of statements of the subject in a fugue, each voice entering immediately after the preceding one.
noun (pl) -tos, -ti (-tiː)
1.
(in a fugue) the close overlapping of two parts or voices, the second one entering before the first has completed its statement of the subject
2.
Also called stretta (ˈstrɛtə). a concluding passage in a composition, played at a faster speed than the earlier material

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