- How long is an interlude in music?
- What is and interlude in classical music?
- What do you know about interlude?
- What is an interlude?
- What is an interlude used for?
- Who introduced interlude?
- Where is the song interlude from?
They’re often around or under two minutes long and serve as “breaks,” making many of them forgettable due to their typical sparse arrangements or lack of substantial lyrics. Taken out of the context of an album’s theme, they can feel underwhelming.
a section in a movement of a musical piece, see: Bridge or Break. a piece of music composed of one or more movements, to be inserted between sections of another composition: see also intermezzo, and for the Baroque era, sinfonia.
interlude, in theatre, early form of English dramatic entertainment, sometimes considered to be the transition between medieval morality plays and Tudor dramas. Although most interludes were sketches of a nonreligious nature, some plays were called interludes that are today classed as morality plays.
Definition of interlude 1 : an intervening or interruptive period, space, or event : interval. 2 : a musical composition inserted between the parts of a longer composition, a drama, or a religious service. 3 : a usually short simple play or dramatic entertainment.
An interlude, at its most basic definition, is “an intervening or interruptive period, space, or event.” Technically speaking, an interlude is meant to disrupt, to draw attention or to provide something else to focus on.
John Heywood, one of the most famous interlude writers, brought the genre to perfection in his The Play of the Wether (1533) and The Playe Called the Foure P.P. (c. 1544). The earl of Essex is known to have had a company of interlude players in 1468, the first royal company was apparently established in 1493.
Background. “Interlude” was recorded during the recording sessions for Morrissey’s Vauxhall and I album, and was produced by Morrissey guitarist and musical director Boz Boorer. The original version of the song was recorded in 1968 by the female singer Timi Yuro as the title track for the film of the same name.