\pɹˈɛljuːd], \pɹˈɛljuːd], \p_ɹ_ˈɛ_l_j_uː_d]\
Definitions of PRELUDE
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An introductory performance, preceding and preparing for the principal matter; a preliminary part, movement, strain, etc.; especially (Mus.), a strain introducing the theme or chief subject; a movement introductory to a fugue, yet independent; -- with recent composers often synonymous with overture.
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