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through-composed

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having a different melody for each strophe.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of a song, composed so that each stanza may have different music, rather than the same being repeated for all of them.

Etymologies

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A calque of German durchkomponiert.

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