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Johannes Brahms
Hungarian Dance No. 5

 

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Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 5

Hungarian Dancing

The Hungarian Dances by Johannes Brahms were never really intended for dancing. But that doesn't mean that people in Hungary don't dance! Richard Graber, the director of a Hungarian dance company in Cleveland, talks with Naomi Lewin about Hungarian dancing.

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Which of the following activities are described in Hungarian dances?

recruiting young men to join the army

riding a bicycle

sailing a boat


2.Hungarian Dance clothes have which of the following characteristics?

black and white colors

decorated aprons

tight-fitting pants


3. Which of the following is a Hungarian dance?

waltz

csarda

minuet

jitterbug


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