FORM ANALYSIS! 2

Assignment – FORM ANALYSIS!

 

Please use the Motown hit “My Girl” by The Temptations to
analyze the form throughout the song. Follow the steps to complete this
assignment!

Step
1: Analyze the song using letter/name
form analysis!

       This should be
similar to: Intro A B A C B A Outro

       (Use the class
Powerpoint presentation for

       relevant
vocabulary)

Step
2: Describe your sections as the
following types of form sections, as listed below…

Introduction (Intro) [oft used as an Outro]VerseRefrainInterludePre-Chorus / Rise / ClimbChorusPost ChorusSolo (blowing section)BridgeCoda / Outro [oft same as intro]Soli – “Group solo”Tutti – All play together

Example:A = Verse, B = Chorus, C = Bridge, D = Solo(Intro A B A B C D A B B Outro)

Step
3: Count how many bars are in each
section. The intro contains FOUR bars!

 

Use
the three steps to fill in the blanks on the following table!

 

Section Letter      Type
of Section          Bars

Intro

Introduction

4

A

!

8

B

!

8

A

Verse

!

!

Chorus

8

!

Refrain to top

4

!

Build/Key Change

8

A2

Verse (in new key)

!

B2

Chorus (in new key)

8

!

Chorus continues

!

B2

Chorus continues

5 – at fadeout

 

 

Total Bars: !