Dorian

Christine Artemis Pappa

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Difficulty Level

Video

Elements

8th Notes

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Rhythm

Notes whose lengths are equal to one-eighth the value of a whole note or half the value of a quarter note.

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Crescendo and Diminuendo

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Expression

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

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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.

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Extended Hand Positions

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Hand and Finger Techniques

Hand positions that require stretching beyond a five finger scale; usually to play intervals that are 6ths or greater.

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Details

Title

Dorian

Year

2018

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

8

Student Ages

Student Type

Teaching Tips

Block the Broken Chords,

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 Melody,

Work on a Smooth Legato Touch,

Work on Creating a Good Tone,

Work on Expressive Phrasing,

Work on Getting the Correct Style