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Definition and background:

An accompanying, yet very important part of the music that that should not be omitted, such as a countermelody. Required, indispensable a musical direction indicating the obligatory use of a particular part or instrument

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

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

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