pre-echo

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pre-echo

(priːˈɛkəʊ)
n
1. something that has preceded and anticipated something else; precursor
2. (Electronics) a fault in an audio recording in which a sound that is to come is heard too early: on tape sometimes caused by print-through
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His 1906 Three Idylls had many different textures and tone colours, all in dark mood with a curious impression of American music, the third Idyll pre-echoing some Gershwin idioms.
And it was the Strausses who seemed to prevail, the silkiness of sound appropriate to them pre-echoing disturbingly in Mozart's sinewy Jupiter Symphony.
It is impossible not to think of these sounds pre-echoing similar ones from another opera set on a magic island, but one of two centuries later: Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos.