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Is this an example of a coda in jazz? Can you find more examples?

What is happening starting at 8:32 is what jazz players often refer to as an ending vamp. In this case it is a loop of 4 bars, one chord per bar that they are improvising over. This is basically the ...
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Features of a Coda section

Coda means tail, ending. Most pieces will (obviously) have an ending, and it's usually the point where the music comes down to its final resting place - using a cadence that indicates this. Here, ...
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Is coda the same thing as a cadence?

I've seen some websites define a coda as a sort of "extended cadence" Well, yes. But very 'sort of'. A cadence comes at the end of a musical phrase, a coda comes at the end of the whole ...
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How would I notate this custom repeat scenario with sheet music?

You can use DS, DSS, coda, double coda but why? The song as is is only 27 bars. Eliminating a road map would add 16 bars (an extra verse and chorus if I’m reading it right) and avoid any possible ...
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Features of a Coda section

Codas are separate-sounding ends of pieces. They are generally found in more sectional pieces like sonata-allegros, ternary-form pieces, rondos, and even theme and variations. They are generally split ...
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Is coda the same thing as a cadence?

Think of a coda as being a part of a piece's formal structure while a cadence is more a part of the harmonic or melodic structure. For example, take a basic song form — AABA — but now compose some ...
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How would I notate this custom repeat scenario with sheet music?

Hypothetical Italian repeat markings answer: If and only if codas, segnos, etc. were the only tools at one's disposal, I would suggest D.C. al Coda ("Da Capo al Coda"; roughly "from ...
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How to repeat passages in Falk's №1?

Here is your chart with bar numbers in blue and important landmarks highlighted in yellow: This chart has repeat signs, repeat endings, two D.S. (Dal segno) and three coda signs. Here is how they ...
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How would I notate this custom repeat scenario with sheet music?

You can notate it this way: Verse First ending, marked "to chorus" Jump over instrumental section Chorus, with D.C. Second verse Second ending leads into instrumental, then chorus End
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Is coda the same thing as a cadence?

There can be lots of cadences in a piece, but only one coda. A coda may contain cadences, or it may contain none. A cadence is a harmonic structure the end of a phrase in which the melody or harmony ...
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What is the term for when a song switches to a wall of sound, often with a rising chromatic scale, and often found at the end of a song?

These could be in line with what Brad Osborn coined "terminally climactic forms" in this article. He states that a TCF is not a chorus but a single, thematically independent section placed ...
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How would I notate this custom repeat scenario with sheet music?

Easiest way I can think of is to simply treat your instrumental break as the third verse. You could simply add "instrumental" underneath the lyrics for the second verse. Unless I am ...
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Features of a Coda section

In general, a coda is merely a concluding section of a piece. When a coda sign is used, it's often just a section that is not part of previous repeats and only occurs once at the very end of the ...
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Features of a Coda section

If this should be a coda some how you could interpret each final group as a coda: repeating the same chords V-I, the same motif - only in different octaves like your example). But what does it ...
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Dal Segno al Coda and repeats in Guitar Pro

There are still several questions here (though related enough that it counts as one). Is there a logical inconsistency in Guitar Pro's treatment of these repeats? Yes. If, after using the "Dal ...
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How to repeat passages in Falk's №1?

A simpler, and possibly clearer explanation: Play from the beginning (with repeats) until you get to the D.S. play from the segno sign 𝄋 (repeats are optional) jumping from the coda sign to coda 1 ...
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Features of a Coda section

Tim's and Dekkadeci's answers explains correctly what a coda is, but to add: the coda symbol is more of a way to shorten the length of the score by omitting the "da capo" repeated part (traditionally) ...
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