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Meaning of STRETTO

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Stret"to\, n. [It., close or contacted, pressed.]
(Mus.)
(a) The crowding of answer upon subject near the end of a
    fugue.
(b) In an opera or oratorio, a coda, or winding up, in an
    accelerated time. [Written also {stretta}.]

 

 

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