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The piece of music I would like you to listen to is 'The Beautiful Danube' by Johann Strauss.

Before you listen to it find out what type of music it is?

In fact it is the most famous piece of this type of music ever written,

The Danube is a river - which links to our Topic - find out about the Danube:

Which continent is it in?

Which countries does it flow through?

Which explorer discovered it?

The inspiration for Stauss's music actually came from a poem which was called the Beautiful Blue Danube.

Now listen to the  music by Johann Strauss -


What do you think about the piece? Do you like it? Do you find it relaxing? Do you not like it?

Write a few sentences giving your response to the piece.


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