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Max Spinner October 5, 2009 Course section: 0301 UID: 109943246 Chapter 6 Review 1. Explain binary, ternary, and rondo forms: Binary form is putting a piece of music into two related, repeating sections. Ternary form is a three-part form where b in an aba form closes instead of returning back to a. Rondo form is when a theme alternates with one or more contrasting themes. Rondo is also known as the refrain. 2. Explain verse and refrain: Verse if the part of the piece that introduces new music. It is followed by the refrain, which is repeated as a single entity throughout the song. 3. Explain continuous variations: Continuous variation is short patterns that run into each other and therefore seem to be continuous. The repeating pattern is usually a bass part or a harmonic progression that is bass-related. 4. Explain free-strict pairing with examples from non-Western and Western music: Free-strict pairing is pairing a “slow, unmeasured prelude with a fast, measured
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Unformatted text preview: piece.” In western music, free-strict combinations appear in European operas with recitative and aria. In non-western music, the Balkan Zurna, followed by a metrical dance, is another example. 5. Describe the texture and structure of a fugue: The fugue is a “relatively free form built on the imitation of a theme called the subject. The subject enters separately in each voice part.” There is first a fugue exposition, and then a reappearing theme in the texture. 6. What is sonata form? Explain structure and concept: Sonata form is the form of its first movement. It is not referring to sonata as an entity. It is also the name of the first movement. The other movements have a second slow movement, a dance movement in ternary form and a final rondo or sonata form movement. 7. What is a symphonic suite? A symphonic suite is usually a series of dances chosen form a previously written stage production. Not all suits are orchestral....
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