what does it mean?

what does it mean?    11:36 on Tuesday, January 3, 2012          

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Posted by megglf

I'm learning Beethoven's Minuet in G Major, and above measure 32 (I think), it says TRIO. what do i do? (it is a piano solo)

Re: what does it mean?    06:15 on Tuesday, February 14, 2012          

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Posted by adamsmith111

Better you ask your classical teachers. they will know the meaning..

Re: what does it mean?    18:11 on Saturday, February 25, 2012          

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Posted by Sphira0826

The best way to find out is to look it up

Re: what does it mean?    09:17 on Monday, February 27, 2012          

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Posted by egretboy

Beethoven and others classical/romantic composers would write Minuets to be followed immediately by a Trio, which is then followed by a recapitulation of the minuet. In this case, the "Trio" means that there are 3 separate voices playing; in the original orchestral minuet, every instrument in the orchestra would be playing the part of one of these three voices. It just means that you'll be playing 3 separate lines at once on the piano, nothing more.

Re: what does it mean?    09:59 on Saturday, August 4, 2012          

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Posted by yourmusicsupply

The last post explained it perfectly. I will just add Minuet/Trio is a FORM of music

Re: what does it mean?    06:57 on Saturday, November 24, 2012          

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Posted by Viola87

Thst's great there are users ready to help on this site, I think I'm going ask lots of questions on my own. Because learning how to play viola I have lots of them!


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