A

David

Darling

strophic

A strophic is a vocal/choral composition in which each verse or stanza are sung to the same melody. The strophic form is sometimes referred to as the AAA song form, although it can include a refrain. The strophic form is found commonly in ballads, carols, hymns, and folk songs. Silent Night" and "While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks at Night" are examples.