I wrote a bit about Malena and syncd. the sheet music and Demare’s 1942 recording, here. In 1957 Demare recorded a solo piano album, and Malena is on it. There is a Youtube embed of the recording, following the visualization.
The visualization’s is A-B-A-B-A. Notice how clearly the recurring rhythmic patterns I described in Melodic Rhythm: Repetition in Demare’s “Malena” appear in the melodic line. In the A sections.
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Demare, solo piano version, 1957:
Composers/arrangers make a very conscious decision regarding form. The order sections are heard greatly effects our sensations and responses as listeners and dancers.