Category: Outlines

Definition: Some musical elements precede the number and the time code indicating its beginning: it can either be a sort of “fade-in” beginning with music announcing the forthcoming melody or a false start launching the musical theme before the number actually starts (“Heat Wave”).

Example: “Why Can’t You Behave” (Kiss Me, Kate) - “Sing To Your Senorita”, “Two Dreams Met” (DAW) - “Bonjour Paris” (Funny Face - “Heat Wave” (There’s No Business)