Lesson 127: Call and Response
What Does Call and Response Mean?
A call and response is two different phrases played by different musicians. The second phrase is heard as a direct commentary on or a response to the first.
There is basically two different types of call and response:
Some Examples of Call and Response in Music
Listen to the following tunes:
Check out my composition Riff Rough. Riff Rough is a riff blues where the first two bars of every line is the same melody/ riff, which is then answered/ commented on by the chords in three different ways.
I also wrote a lesson on how you can utilize call and response patterns when you compose/ write music or improvise. You can check it out here.
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