This is where we leave the black/white division of The 2 Faces of Music
to examine various shades of gray, of more or less Melody or Development.
The concept ofAntecedent/Consequent (AC) is worth considering,
the A developmental (YANG %44%) and the C melodic (YIN %41%),
with both the A and the C subdivided with its own a and its own c,
offering the 4-section bi-level aA,cA, aC, cC structure.
The AABA and ABA forms are also worth considering,
in this case, with a melodic A (YIN %41%) and a developmental bridge B (YANG %44%).
Since the B is both development and antecedent,
antecedent chord patterns, like M7 (I-IV)and M3 (I-V) seem developmental, and
consequent chord patterns, like M6 (IV-I) and M4 (V-I) seem melodic.
It is interesting to see how meloharmonic chord patterns fit into these forms.
Example - Twinkle, Twinkle with its ABA -
A with chord pattern M5664 (I-I, IV-I, IV-I, V-I) and
the bridge B with chord pattern M3333 (I-V, I-V, I-V, I-V).
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