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durch (Ger. through). durchaus (throughout). durchkomponiert or durchcomponiert (through-composed). Applied to songs of which the music is different for each stanza of the poem, i.e. the opposite of strophic; but use of the term has been widened to mean a composition which has been ‘fully worked out’, ‘thoroughly composed’, as opposed to something that seems episodic or patchy. durchdringen (through-forcing) penetrating, shrill. durchführung (through-leading) development. durchweg (1) throughout, altogether. (2) generally, nearly always.

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