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Johannes Brahms:

The Brahms Hungarian Dances

When he was a young pianist, Johannes Brahms accompanied a Hungarian violinist, and fell in love with Hungarian music. His own Hungarian-flavored dances were written to entertain his friends at parties. Those friends convinced Brahms to publish his dances. When the first set was a hit, Brahms wrote and published another set.

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This Week's Quiz

Brahms Hungarian Dances were originally published for

 one piano

 piano, four hands

 symphony orchestra

 violin

How many Hungarian Dances did Brahms write?

 10

 15

 21

 35

Many of Brahms Hungarian Dances are based on

 folk melodies

 church hymns

 popular music written by other composers

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Johannes Brahms:

The Brahms Hungarian Dances

When he was a young pianist, Johannes Brahms accompanied a Hungarian violinist, and fell in love with Hungarian music. His own Hungarian-flavored dances were written to entertain his friends at parties. Those friends convinced Brahms to publish his dances. When the first set was a hit, Brahms wrote and published another set.

Music heard in this episode:

Learn more about Johannes Brahms

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Brahms Hungarian Dances were originally published for

 one piano

 piano, four hands

 symphony orchestra

 violin

How many Hungarian Dances did Brahms write?

 10

 15

 21

 35

Many of Brahms Hungarian Dances are based on

 folk melodies

 church hymns

 popular music written by other composers

 

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