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Section 12.6 Practice Exercises

1

For each song, fill in the beginning time for each section, label each section type (verse, pre–chorus, chorus, post–chorus, interlude, introduction, A, B, or C section, etc.), and the number of bars in each section of the form.

  1. Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Table 12.6.1 Bahler, “She's Out of My Life”
  2. Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Time: : Section Type: , bars
    Table 12.6.2 Lennon–McCartney, “Penny Lane”
Answer

She's Out of My Life:

  • 0:00–0:40, Introduction, approx. 4 bars of keyboard

  • 0:40–1:25, A, 12 bars

  • 1:25–2:05, A, 11 bars

  • 2:05–2:35, B, 8 bars

  • 2:35–3:33, A, 13 bars

Penny Lane:

  • 0:00–0:20, Verse 1, 8 bars

  • 0:20–0:38, Verse 2, 8 bars

  • 0:38–0:54, Chorus, 8 bars

  • 0:54–1:11, Verse 3, 8 bars

  • 1:11–1:28, Trumpet Solo on Verse progression, 8 bars

  • 1:28–1:45, Chorus, 8 bars

  • 1:45–2:02, Verse 4, 8 bars

  • 2:02–2:19, Verse 5, 8 bars

  • 2:19–2:36, Chorus, 8 bars

  • 2:36–3:02, Chorus a whole step higher, 9 bars

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