Barcarolle Op. 123, No. 8

Cécile Chaminade

Excerpt of Barcarolle Op. 123, No. 8

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

A Tempo

Image of the A Tempo element

Meter

An Italian term meaning "in time"; an indication instructing the player to return to the original tempo after a deviation.

Accents

Image of the Accents element

Expression

Indications instructing the player to put special emphasis on notes.

Clef Changes

Image of the Clef Changes element

Notation

More than one clef used in a staff in a single piece or movement.

Compound Time Signature

Image of the Compound Time Signature element

Meter

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

Details

Title

Barcarolle Op. 123, No. 8

Year

1906

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

36

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Highlight the Contrasting Characters of Each Section,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch