through-composed [thro͞o΄kəm pōzd′]
having a compositional structure that is not based on repeating sections of music; specif., of a song with stanzas having regular meter and rhyme but different music for each stanza

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  • Through-composed — music is relatively continuous, non sectional, and/or non repetitive. A song is said to be through composed if it has different music for each stanza of the lyrics. This is in contrast to strophic form, in which each stanza is set to the same… …   Wikipedia

  • through-composed — /throoh keuhm pohzd /, adj. having different music for each verse: a through composed song. Cf. strophic (def. 2). * * * …   Universalium

  • through-composed — adjective Of a song, composed so that each stanza may have different music, rather than the same being repeated for all of them. Ant: strophic …   Wiktionary

  • through-composed — adjective Date: 1884 of a song having new music provided for each stanza compare strophic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • through-composed — adjective another term for durchkomponiert …   English new terms dictionary

  • through-composed — /ˌθru kəmˈpoʊzd/ (say .throoh kuhm pohzd) adjective of or relating to a type of musical setting of poems for which the music is different for every stanza, and not simply a repeated tune. {translation of German durchcomponiert} …  

  • through-composed — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: translation of German durchkomponiert : having an individual musical setting for each stanza or strophe used of a song or aria; compare strophic …   Useful english dictionary

  • composed throughout — adjective Etymology: translation of German durchkomponiert : through composed …   Useful english dictionary

  • Through the Long Days — ”Through the Long Days” is a song written by the English composer Edward Elgar in 1885 as his Op.16, No.2. The words are by the American writer and statesman Col. John Hay.The song was composed when Elgar was on holiday at the home of his friend… …   Wikipedia

  • Through The Years (Gary Glitter song) — Through The Years is song performed by the British Rock and Pop singer Gary Glitter, which he composed with Mark Pearson. It was released as a single in 1992. The song looks back at Glitter s long career in the music business and mentions his… …   Wikipedia

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