The New International Encyclopædia/Fugato

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The New International Encyclopædia
Fugato
Edition of 1906. See also Fugue on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

FUGATO, fōō-gä'tṓ (It., p.p. of fugare, to put to flight). A passage consisting of fugal imitations. Only the entrances of the several voices are given. After the first development is completed the composition continues in the free style. See Fugue.