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Duets

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Episode 52 - Making Music Together


Episode 52: Duets

4:59


September 11, 2021

Which classical pieces excite you the most? Join Melissa Dundis and listen to different duets sung and performed in classical music.

Episode 52 playlist

Leo Delibes: Flower Duet from Lakme — This duet is from a French opera. You hear two ladies singing by the river as they gather flowers.

Leo Delibes: Flower Duet from Lakme

Franz Schubert: Fantasia in F minor - Sometimes you will hear a piece of classical music written for “four hands.” That means that the composer was writing a piece for two players, or as a duet.

Franz Schubert: Fantasia in F minor


Joseph Lauber: Pavane from Four Medieval Dances — In early music forms, such as Renaissance music, duets were written specifically to teach a student how to play music with another singer or instrument.

Joseph Lauber: Pavane from Four Medieval Dances


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