Gounod's Menuet

Gounod's Menuet

By Charles François Gounod Piano Duet (1 Piano, 4 Hands) Sheet Level: Intermediate Item: 00-881157
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Here is a classical minuet form, but with a rich, romantic era texture. There are a lot of dynamic contrasts, a nice mixture of staccato and legato, and chordal as well as polyphonic textures. Written in 3/4 time. The key is G minor, but there are excursions into B-flat major and other neighboring keys. The melodic duties are nicely divided between the pianists. This piece provides a beautiful recital performance opportunity as well as an enjoyable introduction into the minuet dance form.


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Series: The Myklas Duet Series
Composed by: Charles François Gounod
Instrument: Piano
Format: Sheet
Page Count: 8
Item Number: 00-881157
UPC: 038081252971

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