Fantasia

• (n.) A continuous composition, not divided into what are called movements, or governed by the ordinary rules of musical design, but in which the author`s fancy roves unrestricted by set form.
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Fantasia

(from the article `Disney, Walt`) ...Dumbo (1941), and Bambi (1942). Disney also produced a totally unusual and exciting film—his multisegmented and stylized Fantasia (1940), in which ... ...following year, he immigrated to Hollywood, where he worked on special effects for a number of films and was the initial designer of the Tocca...
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fantasia

noun a musical composition of a free form usually incorporating several familiar themes
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Fantasia

[music] The fantasia (Italian; also fantasy, fancy, fantazy, phantasy, Fantasie, Phantasie, fantaisie) is a musical composition with its roots in the art of improvisation. Because of this, it seldom approximates the textbook rules of any strict musical form (as with the impromptu). ==History== The term was first applied to music during the ...
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Fantasia

[performance] Fantasia is a traditional exhibition of horsemanship in the Maghreb performed during cultural festivals and to close Berber wedding celebrations. `Fantasia` is an imported name, the actual traditional term used is lab el baroud (`the gunpowder play`). The performance consists of a group of horse riders, all wearing traditional...
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Fantasia

[video game] ==Storyline== `While the Apprentice Sorcerer slept his master`s music was stolen away. Now his dreams must restore the notes so the music again can play.` In the single-player game, the player controls Mickey Mouse through various side-scrolling levels in an attempt to collect various musical notes that somehow went missing. Ea...
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Fantasia

Fan·ta'si·a noun [ Italian See Fancy .] (Mus.) A continuous composition, not divided into what are called movements, or governed by the ordinary rules of musical design, but in which the author's fancy roves unrestricted by set form.
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fantasia

a movement free in spirit and form, rather like an improvisation.
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fantasia

fantasia (făntā'zhu) [Ital.,=fancy], musical composition not restricted to a formal design, but constructed freely in the manner of an improvisation. In the 16th and 17th cent., however, the term designated a contrapuntal piece employing imitation and thus was one of the forerunners ...
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Fantasia

Fantasia is a cultivated variety of potato.
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Fantasia

Free instrumental piece of fairly large dimensions, in an improvisational style
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Fantasia

In music a fantasia is a continuous composition, not divided into what are called movements, or governed by the ordinary rules of musical design, but in which the author's fancy roves unrestricted by set form or formal rules.
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fantasia

in music, a composition free in form and inspiration, usually for an instrumental soloist; in 16th- and 17th-century England the term was applied ... [4 related articles]
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fantasia

In music, a free-form instrumental composition for keyboard or chamber ensemble, originating in the late Renaissance, and much favoured by the English composers John Dowland, Orlando Gibbons, and William Byrd. It implies the free manipulation of musical figures without regard to models of form. Later composers include Georg Telemann, Johann Seb...
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fantasia

[n] - a musical composition of a free form usually incorporating several familiar themes
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