Bagatelle Op. 68, No. 5

Robert Schumann

Excerpt of Bagatelle Op. 68, No. 5

Difficulty Level

Style

Video

Elements

Accidentals

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Intervals

Sharps, flats and naturals that do not appear in a key signature.

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Intermediate Two Voices in One Hand

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Texture

A type of texture where one or both hands play more than one voice at a time with large intervals, many hand positions, and complex rhythms.

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Legato

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Expression

A type of articulation indicating the player to play smoothly and seamlessly, with the notes slightly overlapped.

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Parallel Motion

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Texture

A type texture that occurs when the contour, distance, and speed of the notes in one hand matches that of the other hand as they play together.

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Details

Title

Bagatelle Op. 68, No. 5

Year

1848

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

24

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Focus On Expressive Markings,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Help Student Achieve Sensitive and Musical Playing,

Study the Contour of the Individual Voices,

Study the Contour of the Melody,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing