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Complete the following sentence:

The 1st violin ______ the 2nd violin at the start of the extract.

Violin 1 and Violin 2 staves

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You could say it's imitation:

In music, imitation is the repetition of a melody in a polyphonic texture shortly after its first appearance in a different voice.

Wikipedia uses this example from Bartok's Mikrokosmos, which is similar to yours:

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Also, this example from Bach's Fugue no. 16:

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The 1st violin imitates the 2nd violin at the start of the extract.

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"Imitates" is probably best, but another option would be "follows".

The initial melody is called the leader (or dux), while the imitative melody, which is played in a different voice, is called the follower (or comes).

From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canon_(music)

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