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Structure in Western Classical music (1600-1899)
A theme in base part repeated throughout the movement. The bass
part repeats these phrases only it plays no other music.
Each time the bass part/phrase is repeated, a new melody is played
forming a set of variations. The melodies correspond with the ground
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra Benjamin Britten
Piano Concerto No.24 in C minor, 3rd movement
Knecht Ruprecht Schumann
Little Folk Song Schumann
Three distinct sections A B A
Began in the baroque period.
Means going round.
Les Moissonneurs (The Harvesters) Couperin