A strophic Form is s the term applied to songs in which all verses or stanzas of the text are sung to the same music. An example of a song that has a strophic form is “blue sued shoes” from Carl Perkins. Another example in a song of the use of strophic form is “Old McDonald Had A Farm” used strophic form because it make the song easy to learn.Strophic form has also been used in pop and rock music as well,However it is not being used as much as it was once.

screen-shot-2017-02-06-at-10-22-10 This the structure of a 12 bar blues. The structure is most commonly used blues songs but, since most popular music today came from the blues, is also widely used in other genres of music.

A A B A- This is a 32 bar form.The 32 bar form consist of each section of the song being 8 bars long.screen-shot-2017-02-06-at-10-07-33These songs have a 32 bar form: I want to break free “queen”, and Over the rainbow by “Eva Cassidy”

http://study.com/academy/lesson/strophic-definition-form-example.html

http://musictheorysite.com/12-bar-blues

 

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