Section 12.3 ABAC Form
“Star Dust” is an example of an ABAC form that is usually performed with a verse preceding the refrain.
|0:00–0:13||Introduction, 4 bars|
|0:13–1:13||Verse, 16 bars (8 bars + 8 bars)|
|1:13–1:41||A section, 8 bars|
|1:41–2:07||B section, 8 bars|
|2:07–2:32||A section, 8 bars|
|2:32–2:57||C section, 6 bars|
|2:57–3:12||Coda, 4 bars|
The ABAC form may also occur as ABAB’ where the B’ section begins the same as the B section but ends differently.