Formal Devices of Trance and House Music: Breakdowns, Buildups, and Anthems

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Trance and house music are sub-genres within the genre of electronic dance music. The form of breakdown, buildup and anthem is the main driving force behind trance and house music. This thesis analyzes transcriptions from 22 trance and house songs in order to establish and define new terminology for formal devices used within the breakdown, buildup and anthem sections of the music.

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Iler, Devin December 2011.

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Trance and house music are sub-genres within the genre of electronic dance music. The form of breakdown, buildup and anthem is the main driving force behind trance and house music. This thesis analyzes transcriptions from 22 trance and house songs in order to establish and define new terminology for formal devices used within the breakdown, buildup and anthem sections of the music.

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  • December 2011

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Iler, Devin. Formal Devices of Trance and House Music: Breakdowns, Buildups, and Anthems, thesis, December 2011; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc103332/: accessed March 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .