This vintage book contains a comprehensive yet concise guide to 'fugue'. A fugue is a compositional technique in two or more voices that is build upon a theme - which is brought in at the beginning in imitation and recurs throughout a composition. Including simple explanations and useful illustrations, this easily-digestible treatise is ideal for the student or those with an interest in music theory, and it would make for a great addition to collections of related literature. Chapters of this book include: 'The Subject', 'The Answer', 'The Counter Subject', 'The Exposition and Counter-Exposition', 'Episode', 'Stretto', 'The Middle and Final Sections of a Fugue', 'Fughatta and Gugato', etcetera. We are republishing this vintage text now in an affordable, modern edition - complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.