Questions tagged [fugue]

For questions related to the formal process wherein an original subject is played imitatively in multiple voices for the remainder of the work. Most questions should also use the counterpoint tag.

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What does it mean to be able to write a fugue?

My theory teacher told me once in passing that she had written fugues. Later on people let me know that to write a fugue you need to be somewhat of a theory genius. Why is this so? What makes the ...