Haydn and the History of the Minuet

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Saturday, January 23, 2016

Franz Joseph Haydn (Thomas Hardy/Wikipedia Commons)

In the 18th century, everybody who was anybody danced the minuet. After awhile, this dance started turning up on the concert stage as well. Tune into Classics for Kids this weekend for a minuet lesson of your very own.

Program Details:

HAYDN: Symphony #45 (Farewell)
RAMEAU: Minuet
BOCCHERINI: String Quintet in A
PROKOFIEV: Romeo and Juliet
BIZET: L’Arlesienne Suite #2
MOZART: Don Giovanni
BACH: Minuet in G
SCHUBERT: Minuet
SMETANA: Minuet
RAVEL: Menuet Antique

 

SMETANA: Minuet

RAVEL: Menuet Antique

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