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Returning Rondos

Rondo is an Italian word used in classical music, which describes a piece of music with a repeating melody.Jordan Whitfield/Unsplash

Episode 39 -Returning Rondos


The Returning Rondo

4:58


May 29, 2021

Enjoy learning about the repeating rondo.

Episode 39 playlist

Mozart: Rondo Alla Turca — Rondos are often played at a fast and lively pace. As you listen, can you hear the repeating melody in this famous rondo by Mozart?

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Turkish Rondo

Franz Joseph Haydn: Rondo from Piano Sonata No. 58 — Haydn was a friend of Mozart who also wrote music in a similar style.

Franz Joseph Haydn: Piano Sonata No. 58 - Rondo

Johann Sebastian Bach: Gavotte en Rondeau from Violin Partita No. 3 — The repeating rondo can vary a little bit, each time it repeats.

Johann Sebastian Bach: Violin Partita No. 03 - Gavotte en Rondeau

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