leitmotif LYT-moh-teef, noun:
1. In music drama, a marked melodic phrase or short passage which always accompanies the reappearance of a certain person, situation, abstract idea, or allusion in the course of the play; a sort of musical label.
2. A dominant and recurring theme.
Leitmotif is a website by Niels Doorn about software engineering, photography, climbing and other things that interest me.
Op de Cima Valdritta, mei 2007 (foto: Vincent Jeronimus (c) 2007).