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CLIP 5338

Composition - the AABA and ABAB structure

Composition - the AABA and ABAB structure
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Key Info
  • Composition - the AABA and ABAB structure
  • Duration: 04:19
  • Using the song 'Alright' by Supergrass as an example, the composer Big George explains how the AABA structure can be used to create a song. A variation on this structure, ABAB, is suggested as an alternative using the EastEnders theme tune as an example.
  • Subject:

    Music

       Topic:

    Melody and Harmony

  • Keywords: structure, melody, verse, chorus
Ideas for use in class
  • Use to introduce students to the AABA and ABAB structure. Use to reinforce students' understanding of the AABA and ABAB structure.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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