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16th Feb '17 3:30:05 AM bt8257
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** Topped by "Now/Later/Soon" in ''Theatre/ALittleNightMusic'', which gives us a counterpoint ''trio'' of three songs with only the slightest common elements...

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** Topped by "Now/Later/Soon" in ''Theatre/ALittleNightMusic'', which gives us a counterpoint ''trio'' of three songs with only the slightest common elements...
16th Feb '17 3:28:19 AM bt8257
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A {{Musical}} trope. One character sings a song, then another character sings to the same chords but a different melody, then both sing together in counterpoint. Most often used to express arguments or show that characters have differing opinions on the same subject, though occasionally merely employed for fun.

A sub-trope of LetsDuet. See also CallAndResponseSong.

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A {{Musical}} {{musical}} trope. One character sings a song, then another character sings to the same chords but a different melody, then both sing together in counterpoint. Most often used to express arguments or show that characters have differing opinions on the same subject, though occasionally merely employed for fun.

A sub-trope SubTrope of LetsDuet. See also CallAndResponseSong.



** "You're Gonna Love Tomorrow/Love Will See Us Through" from ''Follies'' (actually '''two duets''' sung in counterpoint, because that's how Steve rolls.

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** "You're Gonna Love Tomorrow/Love Will See Us Through" from ''Follies'' (actually '''two '''''two'' duets''' sung in counterpoint, because that's how Steve he rolls.
3rd Feb '17 8:40:04 PM wolftickets1969
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* "Where You Are" from ''Disney/{{Moana}}'' has the men's and women's choruses in counterpoint to each other.
29th Oct '16 3:29:03 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Hairspray}}'' (the 2007 movie) has a reprise of Big Blonde and Beautiful, during which Edna and Velma sing about their plans to seduce Wilbur for ''very'' different reasons.

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* ''{{Hairspray}}'' ''Film/{{Hairspray}}'' (the 2007 movie) has a reprise of Big "Big Blonde and Beautiful, Beautiful", during which Edna and Velma sing about their plans to seduce Wilbur for ''very'' different reasons.
18th Jul '16 5:44:10 PM Doug86
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* In ''AVeryPotterMusical'', Ron and Draco sing "Granger Danger," a song about how seeing Hermione at the Yule Ball has made them both fall in love with her.

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* In ''AVeryPotterMusical'', ''Theatre/AVeryPotterMusical'', Ron and Draco sing "Granger Danger," a song about how seeing Hermione at the Yule Ball has made them both fall in love with her.
29th May '16 5:15:28 PM Octavian
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** A different counterpoint duet in ''Wicked'' is "Wicked Witch of the East" - Nessa reprises her and Boq's passage from "Dancing Through Life", while Elphaba sings the incantation to [[spoiler:turn Boq into the Tin Man]] quietly in counterpoint.
17th Apr '16 11:15:35 AM Prfnoff
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* In ''Theatre/GuysAndDolls'', Sarah enters the penultimate scene singing the finish of "I've Never Been In Love Before" while Adelaide, in counterpoint, adds yet another verse to her lament.
16th Apr '16 6:21:56 AM AllanV
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-->'''Seabury:''' '''Heed''' not the rabble who '''scream, revolution!''' They '''have not''' your interests at '''heart.'''
-->'''Hamilton:''' '''Hed''' have you all unravel at the sound of '''screams''' but the '''revolution''' is coming, the '''have-nots''' are gonna win this, its '''hard''' to listen to you with a straight face!

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-->'''Seabury:''' '''Heed''' not the rabble '''rabble''' who '''scream, revolution!''' They '''have not''' your interests '''interests''' at '''heart.'''
-->'''Hamilton:''' '''Hed''' have you all unravel un'''ravel''' at the sound of '''screams''' but the '''revolution''' is coming, the '''have-nots''' are gonna win this, '''win this''', its '''hard''' to listen to you with a straight face!
1st Feb '16 6:08:34 PM ClockStopping
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* ''Farmer Refuted'' from ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}'' skips the second step: first, we have Samuel Seabury singing about how the American people should not be tempted into revolution (with a couple of short interjections by the other characters), and then he sings the same verse again, but this time with Hamilton's much faster rapped response layered on top, written such that sometimes he says the same word or sound at the same time as Seabury. As an example, here are the first two lines, with the simultaneous common sounds bolded:
-->'''Seabury:''' '''Heed''' not the rabble who '''scream, revolution!''' They '''have not''' your interests at '''heart.'''
-->'''Hamilton:''' '''Hed''' have you all unravel at the sound of '''screams''' but the '''revolution''' is coming, the '''have-nots''' are gonna win this, its '''hard''' to listen to you with a straight face!
4th Jan '16 2:54:05 PM nombretomado
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* "Don't Do Sadness" / "Blue Wind" from ''SpringAwakening''. Moritz's half ("Don't Do Sadness") is a loud, rock-influenced BSODSong, while Ilse's half ("Blue Wind") is a nostalgic, [[LonelyPianoPiece piano-accompanied lament]].

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* "Don't Do Sadness" / "Blue Wind" from ''SpringAwakening''.''Theatre/SpringAwakening''. Moritz's half ("Don't Do Sadness") is a loud, rock-influenced BSODSong, while Ilse's half ("Blue Wind") is a nostalgic, [[LonelyPianoPiece piano-accompanied lament]].
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