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Bar form

Definition and background:

an a a b form used in German Minnelieder and in chorales. The first (repeated) section is called the "Stollen" and the second section is known as the "Abgesang."

For more information on the music term "Bar form" check out these other resources:

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 1-9

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