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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

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.

Music heard in this episode:

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

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This Week's Quiz

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

 True

 False

A rondo always starts with the rondo melody.

 True

 False

In a rondo, different tunes alternate with the rondo melody

 True

 False

Classics For Kids

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart:

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.

Music heard in this episode:

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

More shows about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

About Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mozart's Operas
The Starling Chamber Orchestra
Child Prodigy Composers
The Magic Flute
Janissary Music

Learn more about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

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

 True

 False

A rondo always starts with the rondo melody.

 True

 False

In a rondo, different tunes alternate with the rondo melody

 True

 False

 

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