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The Impact of the Musical Elements on Form

My yearly lecture on the relationship of the elements of music and musical form took a different approach this year. The lecture began by playing a number of examples taken from the current UK top 10 – that adhere to ‘the rule of 4′ (where the verse and chorus consist of multiples of 2/4): These songs included ‘All About the Bass’ by Meghan Trainor, ‘All of Me’ by John Legend, ‘I’m Not the Only One’ by Sam Smith and ‘Bang Bang’ by Jessie J. 364 more words

Paul Carr

Well – its been a very long time since my last blog. Moving house got the better of me – so had no choice but to give in to the pressures :) Anyway, I have just given a presentation at a conference in Isnabruck Germany – the details are available… 109 more words

Paul Carr