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  1. ternary formnoun

    A style of composition in which one contrasting section of music is written between two similar outer sections.

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  1. Ternary form

    Ternary form, sometimes called song form, is a three-part musical form consisting of an opening section (A), a following section (B) and then a repetition of the first section (A). It is usually schematized as A–B–A. Prominent examples include the da capo aria "The trumpet shall sound" from Handel's Messiah, Chopin's Prelude in D-Flat Major "Raindrop", (Op. 28) and the opening chorus of Bach's St John Passion.

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  1. Ternary form

    Ternary form, sometimes called song form, is a three-part musical form, usually schematized as A–B–A. The first and third parts are musically identical, or very nearly so, while the second part in some way provides a contrast with them. The B section is often called the trio, especially in minuets and scherzi. Examples include Schumann's "Folk Song", Album for the Young and Chopin's Prelude in D-Flat Major.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ternary form in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ternary form in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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