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Rondeau Redoublé ~ …As Time Goes By…
John Daleiden, US
Music: "Aurora" - Ernesto Cortázar; Video by Marianela51
*About Rondeau Redoublé
The rondeau redoublé is a complex form written on two rhymes, but in five stanzas of four lines each and one of five lines. Each of the first four lines (stanza 1) get individually repeated in turn once by becoming successively the respective fourth lines of stanzas 2, 3, 4, & 5; and the first part of the first line is repeated as a short fifth line to conclude the sixth stanza. This can be represented as - A1,B1,A2,B2 - b,a,b,A1 - a,b,a,B1 - b,a,b,A2 - a,b,a,B2 - b,a,b,a,(A1).
In “As Time Goes By” John Daleiden has used incremental variation in the refrain lines, thus, marked A1 i, A2 i, B1 i, and B2 i; i indicates the use of incremental variation. The variations are indicators of the passage of time.
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