Tempo: “Minuetto”, “Menuett”, or “Menuet”

Dejan Lazić Lesson time: (7min 35sec)

In this lesson Dejan uses an analogy of a string quartet to explain the importance of tempo and how to achieve transparency of individual "voices" with each hand. Dejan also explores the nuances and slight differences in tempo and character, depending on our understanding of this movement to either be an Italian “Minuetto”, a German “Menuett”, or a French “Menuet”, all three versions being widely popular dances at the time.

About the instructor


Dejan Lazić’s fresh interpretations of the repertoire have established him as one of the most unique and unusual soloists of his generation. He regularly performs with world’s leading orchestras, including Boston and Chicago Symphony Orchestras, Budapest Festival Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestra, NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester, as well as the Australian, Basel, and Netherlands Chamber Orchestras, and has built close collaborations with conductors including Giovanni Antonini, Iván Fischer, Michael Francis, Andris Nelsons,...  read more

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