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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
"Turkish Rondo" from Piano Sonata in A, K. 331

 

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Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 11 in A

What's a Rondo?

Rondo is an Italian word that means round. A rondo is an instrumental form with a refrain that keeps coming back. Unlike the verses of a song, though, the music in a rondo changes between each repetition of the refrain.

Track list:
Mozart: Turkish Rondo from Piano Sonata in A, K. 331
Traditional: Yankee Doodle
Haydn: Symphony No. 61 (Last movement)

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. A rondo is a piece with a refrain or chorus that keeps coming back.

True

False


2.A rondo always starts with the rondo melody.

True

False


3. In a rondo, different tunes alternate with the rondo melody

True

False


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