Definition of Codetta

1. n. A short passage connecting two sections, but not forming part of either; a short coda.



Definition of Codetta

1. Noun. (music) A brief coda, or a brief segment between the themes of a fugue ¹

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Definition of Codetta

1. a short coda [n -S]

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Literary usage of Codetta

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1. The Larger Forms of Musical Composition: An Exhaustive Explanation of the by Percy Goetschius (1915)
"A number of examples of the Theme with variations in the Small or Simple form, with codetta, Coda, or Finale. The student may select a Theme from any source ..."

2. The Larger Forms of Musical Composition: An Exhaustive Explanation of the by Percy Goetschius (1915)
"An extension at the end, in the nature of a codetta or Coda, is possible and desirable. The following organ Passacaglia of Bach, one of the most masterly ..."

3. The American History and Encyclopedia of Music by Janet M. Green, Josephine Thrall (1908)
"A codetta, or phrase, connecting two parts of a fugue. cor (kör) Fr. n. Horn. Commonly, the French horn, cor-alt (abbr. for corno alto. ..."

4. The Homophonic Forms of Musical Composition: An Exhaustive Treatise on the by Percy Goetschius (1898)
"(5) The next larger formation might be such a 4-measure codetta (repeated), ... (6) A still broader Coda would consist of an 8-measure codetta (possibly ..."

5. Counterpoint Applied in the Invention, Fugue, Canon and Other Polyphonic by Percy Goetschius (1915)
"6, " Gigue "; Part I has two sections, terminating respectively in measures 8 and 16; an episodic codetta of 8 measures is appended, based upon a motive ..."

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