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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

Our Shows

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)

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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