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A minuet (also spelled menuet) is a social dance of French origin for two people, usually in 4 time. [1]

33 relations: Bar (music), Bassoon, Binary form, Classical period (music), Closely related key, Don Giovanni, Eine kleine Nachtmusik, France, French language, George Frideric Handel, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Italian language, Jean-Baptiste Lully, Johann Sebastian Bach, Johann Stamitz, John Tyrrell (musicologist), Joseph Haydn, Köchel catalogue, Ludwig van Beethoven, Minuet in G (Paderewski), Movement (music), Musical form, Oboe, Opera, Rhythm, Scherzo, Social dance, Stanley Sadie, Suite (music), Symphony, Ternary form, Trio (music), Triple metre.

Bar (music)

In musical notation, a bar (or measure) is a segment of time corresponding to a specific number of beats in which each beat is represented by a particular note value and the boundaries of the bar are indicated by vertical bar lines.

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The bassoon is a woodwind instrument in the double reed family that typically plays music written in the bass and tenor clefs, and occasionally the treble.

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Binary form

Binary form is a musical form in two related sections, both of which are usually repeated.

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Classical period (music)

The Classical period was an era of classical music between roughly 1730 to 1820, associated with the style of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.

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Closely related key

In music, a closely related key is one sharing many common tones with an original key, as opposed to a distantly related key (or "close key" and "distant key").

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Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni (K. 527; complete title: Il dissoluto punito, ossia il Don Giovanni, literally The Rake Punished, namely Don Giovanni or The Libertine Punished) is an opera in two acts with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Italian libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte.

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Eine kleine Nachtmusik

(Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major), K. 525, is a 1787 composition for a chamber ensemble by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

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French language

French (le français or la langue française) is a Romance language of the Indo-European family.

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George Frideric Handel

George Frideric (or Frederick) Handel (born italic; 23 February 1685 (O.S.) – 14 April 1759) was a German, later British, Baroque composer who spent the bulk of his career in London, becoming well-known for his operas, oratorios, anthems, and organ concertos.

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Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Ignacy Jan Paderewski (– 29 June 1941) was a Polish pianist and composer, politician, statesman and spokesman for Polish independence.

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Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.

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Jean-Baptiste Lully

Jean-Baptiste Lully (born Giovanni Battista Lulli,; 28 November 1632 – 22 March 1687) was an Italian-born French composer, instrumentalist, and dancer who spent most of his life working in the court of Louis XIV of France.

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Johann Sebastian Bach

Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a composer and musician of the Baroque period, born in the Duchy of Saxe-Eisenach.

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Johann Stamitz

Jan Václav Antonín Stamic (later, during his life in Mannheim, Germanized as Johann Wenzel Anton Stamitz; 18 June 1717, Deutschbrod, Bohemia – 27 March 1757, Mannheim, Electorate of the Palatinate) was a Czech composer and violinist.

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John Tyrrell (musicologist)

John Tyrrell (born 1942) is a British musicologist.

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Joseph Haydn

(Franz) Joseph HaydnSee Haydn's name.

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Köchel catalogue

The Köchel-Verzeichnis or Köchelverzeichnis is a chronological catalogue of compositions by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, originally created by Ludwig von Köchel, in which the entries are abbreviated K. and KV.

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770Beethoven was baptised on 17 December. His date of birth was often given as 16 December and his family and associates celebrated his birthday on that date, and most scholars accept that he was born on 16 December; however there is no documentary record of his birth.26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.

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Minuet in G (Paderewski)

The Minuet in G, Op.

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Movement (music)

A movement is a self-contained part of a musical composition or musical form.

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Musical form

The term musical form (or musical architecture) refers to the overall structure or plan of a piece of music; it describes the layout of a composition as divided into sections.

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Oboes are a family of double reed woodwind instruments.

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Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.

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Rhythm (from Greek ῥυθμός, rhythmos, "any regular recurring motion, symmetry") generally means a "movement marked by the regulated succession of strong and weak elements, or of opposite or different conditions".

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A scherzo (plural scherzos or scherzi), in western classical music, is a short composition -- sometimes a movement from a larger work such as a symphony or a sonata.

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Social dance

Social dance is that category of dances that have a social function and context.

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Stanley Sadie

Stanley John Sadie, CBE (30 October 1930 – 21 March 2005) was an influential and prolific British musicologist, music critic, and editor.

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Suite (music)

A suite, in Western classical music and jazz, is an ordered set of instrumental or orchestral/concert band pieces.

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A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written by composers for orchestra.

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Ternary form

Ternary form, sometimes called song form, is a three-part musical form where the first section (A) is repeated after the second section (B) ends.

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Trio (music)

In music, a trio (an Italian word) is a method of instrumentation or vocalization by three different sounds or voices to make a melodious music or song.

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Triple metre

Triple metre (or Am. triple meter, also known as triple time) is a musical metre characterized by a primary division of 3 beats to the bar, usually indicated by 3 (simple) or 9 (compound) in the upper figure of the time signature, with,, and being the most common examples.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minuet

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