A repeated chord progression or rhythmic figure leading either into or out of a tune or composition.
An introductory section at the beginning of some pop songs (especially older songs) that leads to the refrain (see Pop Song Forms).
The rapid pulsing or wavering of a tone.
Words set to a recorded instrumental solo improvisation.
any melodic line, including bass line, melody line, and the inner voices between
The placement of notes in a chord; the instruments that are assigned to those notes.