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Episodic form : part I

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Description Discusses episodic form and its use. of the principle of contrast. Illustrates the structural scheme of episodic form in which an opening binary or ternary segment is followed by a contrasting binary or ternary section, after which the first segment is repeated. Explains how the middle part exhibits the qualities of a foil or episode, having a new theme, a new character or "mood", and generally a new key or tonality.