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- n. a musical work that has been created
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Medical investigator Darold Treffert describes a savant who could remember what the weather was like every day of his life.2 A good savant can listen to a complex musical composition once and repeat it, note for note, nuance for nuance.
He carried off the second prize at nineteen, and at twenty-one received the grand prize for musical composition awarded by the French Institute.
The joke, I need hardly say, consisted in the parodying of the title of the emperor's musical composition “Sang am Aegir!”