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Repetition Techniques for Building Song Sections

Author: Jimmy Kachulis

Lesson description

Explore different repetition techniques in songwriting with Berklee College of Music faculty member Jimmy Kachulis. You'll learn when to use exact, varied, and internal repetition and how each enables you to build effective song sections.

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