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Structure

Structure or form in music

QuestionAnswer
12 Bar Blues A repeating 12 bar chord pattern.
Binary (Form) This type of structure is a piece with two main sections. Section A and Section B. The sections are significantly different from each other.
Coda Coda is the Italian word meaning ‘tail’. The coda is the ending of the piece.
Popular Song Structure A type of structure that combines the following elements: Intro Verse Pre Chorus Chorus Instrumental Bridge Outro
Introduction/Intro The beginning part of a piece before the ‘main musical events’ are introduced.
Verse The part of a popular song structured’ piece that has the same melody but different words each time. This part of a song can have slight variation between accompaniment and melody each time.
Pre Chorus A section of a ‘popular song structured’ piece that is between the verse and the chorus. It’s not really the verse and it’s not the chorus yet.
Chorus The part of a ‘popular song structured’ that has the same melody and words each time you hear it.
Bridge A new section of a ‘popular song structured’ piece that is different to all previous sections, It must have vocals otherwise it is an instrumental.
Instrumental (Solo) A section of a ‘popular song structured’ piece that solely instrumental (not the intro – it may have backing vocal ‘Oohs’). Any verse or chorus can be turned into an instrumental if an instrument takes over the melody. Instrumentals can also contain new melodic and thematic material
Outro The final section of a ‘popular song structured’ piece. It can be a short repetition of previous heard material, a repeat and fade, a spoken phrase, an instrumental phrase etc…
Sections The different 'parts' of a piece of music. eg Section A B C D etc or intro, verse, chorus etc
Ternary (Form) A piece that has 3 sections. Section A - Section B - Section A. There may be slight variations/differences between the two A sections. A - B - A1 is still a perfectly acceptable Ternary structure.
Theme and Variations The main theme or melody is varied/developed in subsequent sections.
Through Composed A piece that does not repeat any previously heard material or major sections.
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