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1

A fugue is based on imitative _______, usually containing ___ or ____ voices.

counterpoint; 3; 4

2

Within a fugue, a short theme called a _____ is stated by a single unaccompanied voice.

subject

3

The _____ is the entry of a section voice, which imitates the subject.

answer

4

The answer is usually transposed to the ____ of the subject.

dominant

5

When the imitation is the EXACT transposition of subject, it is called the ____ answer.

real

6

If one or more pitches are modified in the subject's transposition, it called a _____ answer.

tonal

7

The ______ includes the initial entries of the subject or answer by all voices.

exposition

8

True or false: Only the first voice entry is unaccompanied.

True. Voices entering after the first are accompanied by other voices.

9

Within the exposition is the ______, which is a melodic idea played against the subject or answer.

countersubject

10

Within the exposition, there will be a ____ or bridge, which provides a smooth harmonic transition back to the tonic for the entry of the subject.

link

11

The _______ occurs after the exposition. It consists of reappearances of the subject in various keys.

development

12

Passages that separate the reappearances of the subject are called ______.

episodes

13

The counterexposition, single entries, partial entries, entry groups, and stretto are all different forms for the reappearances of the __________.

subject