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Open form

Definition and background:

Indeterminate contemporary music in which some details of a composition are clearly indicated, but the overall form is left to choice or chance. denotes a musical work in which a performer can vary the sequence of component sections, and choose at which point in the score to begin and end

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

Wikipedia - Glossary of Musical Terminology

Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary

ORB -- Medieval Music Glossary

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