Étude

Nikolas Sideris

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Difficulty Level

Styles

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Elements

8th Note Broken Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that uses a persistent 8th note rhythm with broken chords, in varying note configurations.

Compound Time Signature

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Meter

A time signature where the fundamental beat is subdivided in groupings of three instead of two.

Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

Indications instructing the player to play gradually louder (crescendo) or softer (diminuendo).

Crossing Over Thumb

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Hand and Finger Techniques

The physical motion of crossing fingers 2, 3, 4, or 5 over the thumb; used when playing scalar passages or outside of five finger scales.

Details

Title

Étude

Year

2018

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Hands Separate Practice,

Isolate the Thumb,

Play Small Segments,

Slow Practice