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Noun Concept
Categories: Melody, Rhythm and meter, Formal sections in music analysis, Motifs
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motif  motive  Amotivic  head-motif  head motif
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A theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music WordNet 3.0
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music
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A theme that is repeated or elaborated in a piece of music WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In music, a motif IPA: or motive is a short musical idea, a salient recurring figure, musical fragment or succession of notes that has some special importance in or is characteristic of a composition. Wikipedia
A salient recurring fragment or succession of notes Wikipedia Disambiguation
A motif; a theme or subject, especially one that is central to the work or often repeated. Wiktionary
Music: theme or subject. Wiktionary (translation)
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If you listen carefully, you can hear the flutes mimicking the cello motive. Wiktionary
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