Last modified on 28 May 2014, at 17:33

urtext

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ur- +‎ text

NounEdit

urtext (plural urtexts)

  1. A primitive, seminal, or prototypical example of an artistic genre or the basis of an ideological movement.
  2. (music) The original version of a piece of music, as created by the composer.