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Antecedent

Definition and background:

The subject of a fugue or canon; the first phrase of a musical period.Antecedent and consequent, A pair of musical statements that complement one another in rhythmic symmetry and harmonic balance.

For more information on the music term "Antecedent" check out these other resources:



Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary
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