A strophic form in music represents the repetition of a section of music where each repeat has the same basic melody, harmony and rhythm. In modified strophic form, the repeated sections of music have varied or elaborate... More »

Strophic form is a song format in which all verses are sung to the same melody and each verse repeats a refrain line. The format dates back to the earliest popular poems set to music and lends itself to storytelling and ... More »

Harmonic music is any music that makes use of harmony, which is any simultaneous combination of notes, especially when arranged in chords and intervals in a pleasing or interesting way. By comparison, nonharmonic music i... More »

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