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Is Cantina Band by John Williams written in sonata form?

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August 05, 2008 8:43PM

As far as i can tell this jazz ensemble follows the Five-Part Rondo style. There are 2 themes A and B, which repeat like this A-B-A-B-A. Theme A has 2 phases which are similar yet with played with different instruments, which combine in the later section