Ecossaise in E-flat Major WoO 83, No. 3

Ludwig van Beethoven

Excerpt of Ecossaise in E-flat Major WoO 83, No. 3

Difficulty Level

Theme

Video

Elements

8th Note Parallel 3rds

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Intervals

A series of any amount or quality of blocked 3rd intervals that are played in one hand and move up or down in primarily 8th note rhythms.

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.

Broken Chord Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses broken chords in varying note configurations, with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

Broken Octave Accompaniment

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Accompaniment Patterns

A type of accompaniment pattern that primarily uses broken octave intervals with simple or slow-moving rhythms.

Details

Title

Ecossaise in E-flat Major WoO 83, No. 3

Alternate Title

Scottish Dance

Year

1806

Instrumentation

Solo Piano

Key Signature

Time Signature

# of Measures

26

Student Ages

Teaching Tips

Demonstrate,

Focus on the Left Hand Accompaniment Patterns,

Hands Separate Practice,

Map Out Hand Position Shifts,

Slow Practice,

Work on Bringing Out the Bouncy Character With a Light, Nimble Touch