Through-Composed Music: Definition, Form & Songs


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How can you tell if a song is through-composed?

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1. How can you tell if a song is strophic?

2. What is a verse?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Through-composed form generally refers to music that is written all the way through without repetition or return of musical material, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of this musical form. The practice questions on the quiz will test you on determining if a song was through-composed, determining if a song is strophic, and identifying songs that are through-composed.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of a verse
  • How to tell if a song is through-composed
  • How to tell if a song is strophic
  • Identifying songs that are through-composed

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the pertinent information on through-composed music from the related lesson on this topic
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as strophic, through-composed, and verse
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding through composition
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about through-composed music

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson on through-composed music form. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define through-composed music form
  • Define song and lyrics
  • Discuss and define strophic songs
  • Differentiate between strophic and through-composed songs