Structure and Form

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What is binary form?
Music that has two sections of a similar style
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What often happens during section A of Binary Form?
Modulation
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How many sections is ternary form built up of?
Three
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What is the ternary form pattern?
ABA
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What is call and response?
When a musical phrase is followed by a responding phrase from another singer or musician
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What happens to the main them in Rondo?
Keeps returning in between contrasting sections
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What are the contrasting sections in rondo form called?
Episodes
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What happens during theme and variation?
A piece starts with a tune which is then repeated in lots of different ways
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How many sections does a piece of music have to have at least to be in arch form?
5
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What is the pattern of arch form?
ABCBA
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What are the three sections called in sonata form?
Exposition, development, recapitulation
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What happens in the exposition?
The main themes are presented by being separated with bridges and finished off at the end with a codetta
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What happens in the exposition?
The main themes are developed and is usually very dramatic
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What happens in the recapitulation?
The main themes return but the bridges are altered and it is finished off with a coda
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What happens in minuet and trio form?
The trio forms the middle section in ternary followed by a repeat of the minuet
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Why is the trio different to the minuet?
It has a contrasting, key, tune and texture
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Within the minuet and trio ternary form what is each section in?
Binary form
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What is strophic form?
When the same music is repeated throughout the song
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What is through composed?
When there is new music for each verse of the song
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What is a da capo aria?
A solo song in ternary form
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What is cyclic form?
Constant repetition of a fixed number of beats, or melodic pattern
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What is a ground bass?
A melody in the bass that is repeated throughout the music
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What often happens during section A of Binary Form?

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Modulation

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How many sections is ternary form built up of?

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What is the ternary form pattern?

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What is call and response?

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